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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

Infostealer.Rultazo - (2016.07.29) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2016-3244 - (2016.07.26) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
SONAR.Heur.RGC g322 - (2016.07.26) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.
SONAR.SuspBeh gen66 - (2016.07.26) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.
Exp.CVE-2016-3277 - (2016.07.26) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2016-3259 - (2016.07.26) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Sorcurat - (2016.07.24) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Kotver gm2 - (2016.07.24) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Sorcurat gm - (2016.07.24) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2016-3261 - (2016.07.25) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

 

Latest Security Advisories (US-CERT)


DHS Announces Cyber Incident Reporting Information (2016.07.29)
Original release date: July 29, 2016

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released guidelines and points of contact for reporting cyber incidents to the Federal Government. This communication follows the recent release of Presidential Policy Directive 41 (PPD-41)United States Cyber Incident Coordinationwhich outlines how the Federal Government will handle cyber incidents.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review these documents to learn when, what, and how to report cyber incidents to the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) and other entities.




Google Releases Security Update for Chrome (2016.07.21)
Original release date: July 21, 2016

Google has released Chrome version 52.0.2743.82 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.




Cisco Releases Security Update (2016.07.20)
Original release date: July 20, 2016 | Last revised: July 25, 2016

Cisco has released a security update to address a vulnerability in its Unified Computing System (UCS) Performance Manager. Exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an authenticated 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.




Oracle Releases Security Bulletin (2016.07.19)
Original release date: July 19, 2016

Oracle has released its Critical Patch Update for July 2016 to address 276 vulnerabilities across multiple products. 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 Oracle July 2016 Critical Patch Update and apply the necessary updates.




Drupal Releases Security Advisory (2016.07.18)
Original release date: July 18, 2016

Drupal has released an advisory to address a vulnerability in Drupal core 8.x versions prior to 8.1.7. Exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Drupal's Security Advisory and apply the necessary update.




Apple Releases Multiple Security Updates (2016.07.18)
Original release date: July 18, 2016

Apple has released security updates for iTunes, Safari, tvOS, watchOS, iOS, and OS X El Captain. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Available updates include:

  • iTunes 12.4.2 for Windows 7 and later
  • Safari 9.1.2 for OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.6
  • tvOS 9.2.1 for Apple TV (4th generation)
  • watchOS 2.2.2 for Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes
  • iOS 9.3.3 for iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later
  • OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 and Security Update 2016-004 for OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11 and later

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Apple security updates for iTunes, Safari, tvOS, watchOS, iOS, and OS X El Captain and apply the necessary updates.




Cisco Releases Security Updates (2016.07.14)
Original release date: July 14, 2016

Cisco has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in two products. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the following Cisco Security Advisories and apply the necessary updates:





Microsoft Releases Security Updates (2016.07.12)
Original release date: July 12, 2016

Microsoft has released 11 updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft Security Bulletins MS16-084 through MS16-094 and apply the necessary updates.




 

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