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Security Information

This page is dedicated to security, it includes local security information, as well as a number of syndicated security feeds, alerts, tools and news from major security portals. This page aims to provide a single security information access point, helping you stay current with recent security threats. You can check the SG Security FAQ and visit the SG Security forum with any questions you might have.



SG Security Scan

The SG Security Scan is a great tool that tests a number of ports on your computer for the most common vulnerabilities.

SG Security Scanner
Vulterable Ports
Commonly Open Ports
SG Ports - comprehensive database of known TCP/UDP ports

 

SG Security Articles

General Security Guide
How To Crack WEP and WPA Wireless Networks
IRDP Security Vulnerability in Windows
Why encrypt your online traffic with VPN ?



Latest Threats - Symantec

Trojan.Cryptolocker.AF - (2016.02.13) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Backdoor.Fimlis - (2016.02.13) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Backdoor.Fimlis.B - (2016.02.13) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Ransomcrypt.AD - (2016.02.13) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Ransomcrypt.AC - (2016.02.11) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
JS.Downloader gen8 - (2016.02.09) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
JS.Downloader gen9 - (2016.02.09) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Tsyrval.B - (2016.02.06) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
W97M.Joke - (2016.02.03) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Zlob.Q - (2016.02.03) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

 

Latest Security Advisories (US-CERT)


Mozilla Releases Security Updates (2016.02.11)
Original release date: February 11, 2016

The Mozilla Foundation has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Firefox and Firefox ESR. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Available updates include:

  • Firefox 44.0.2
  • Firefox ESR 38.6.1

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Security Advisory for Firefox and Firefox ESR and apply the necessary updates.




Cisco Releases Security Update (2016.02.10)
Original release date: February 10, 2016 | Last revised: February 11, 2016

Cisco has released a security update to address a vulnerability in its Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software. Exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Cisco Security Advisory and apply the necessary update. For additional information, please see Vulnerability Note VU#327976.




Microsoft Releases February 2016 Security Bulletin (2016.02.09)
Original release date: February 09, 2016

Microsoft has released 13 updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Microsoft Security Bulletins MS16-009 through MS16-022 and apply the necessary updates.




Google Releases Security Update for Chrome (2016.02.09)
Original release date: February 09, 2016

Google has released Chrome version 48.0.2564.109 to address multiple vulnerabilities for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Chrome Releases page and apply the necessary update.




Adobe Releases Security Updates (2016.02.09)
Original release date: February 09, 2016

Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Connect, Experience Manager, Flash Player, and Photoshop CC and Bridge CC. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Adobe Security Bulletins APSB16-07, APSB16-05, APSB16-04 APSB16-03, and apply the necessary updates.




Oracle Releases Security Updates for Java (2016.02.08)
Original release date: February 08, 2016

Oracle has released security updates to address a vulnerability in Java SE versions 6, 7, and 8 for Windows. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Oracle security alert and apply the necessary update.




Comodo Chromodo Browsers Vulnerable to Cross-Domain Attacks (2016.02.04)
Original release date: February 04, 2016

Some Comodo Chromodo browser versions (45.8.12.392, 45.8.12.391, and possibly earlier) are vulnerable to cross-domain attacks. When a user of a vulnerable Chromodo browser visits a specially crafted web page, an attacker may obtain access to web content from another domain.

US-CERT recommends users and administrators review Vulnerability Note VU#305096 for additional information and mitigation details.




WordPress Releases Security Update (2016.02.02)
Original release date: February 02, 2016

WordPress 4.4.1 and prior versions contain two security vulnerabilities. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the WordPress Security and Maintenance Release and upgrade to WordPress 4.4.2.




 

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