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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



Latest Threats - Symantec

Downloader.Ponik gen6 - (1969.12.31) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Cryptolocker g5 - (2014.07.30) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Backoff - (2014.07.30) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2013-3910 - (1969.12.31) Risk Level: Very Low.
Packed.Mystic gen14 - (2014.07.30) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Syndicasec gen1 - (2014.07.29) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Chikdos.B gen2 - (2014.07.29) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Scieron gen2 - (2014.07.30) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
W32.Gammima.AG gen8 - (2014.07.30) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Virus, Worm.
Trojan.Gen.4 - (2014.07.27) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

 

Latest Security Advisories (US-CERT)


Mozilla Releases Security Updates for Firefox, Firefox ESR, and Thunderbird (2014.07.22)
Original release date: July 22, 2014

The Mozilla Foundation has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox, Firefox ESR, and Thunderbird, some of which may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.

The following updates are available:

  • Firefox 31
  • Thunderbird 31
  • Firefox ESR 24.7
  • Thunderbird 24.7

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Security Advisories for Firefox, Firefox ESR, and Thunderbird to determine which updates should be applied.


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CPNI Releases Paper on Improving Defenses Against Targeted Attack (2014.07.22)
Original release date: July 22, 2014

The United Kingdom's Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) has released a report on its “Improving Defenses Against Targeted Attack" (iDATA) cyber research program. The report contains descriptions and outcomes from a number of projects aimed at addressing threats posed by nation states and state-sponsored actors. CPNI is the government authority for providing protective security advice to businesses and organizations across the UK’s national infrastructure.

 

 


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Vulnerabilities in LZO and LZ4 compression libraries (2014.07.21)
Original release date: July 21, 2014

Recently disclosed vulnerabilities in the LZO and LZ4 compression libraries could allow remote code execution under certain circumstances. While these libraries are used by a large number of platforms and applications, not all programs may be vulnerable to exploitation. 

US-CERT recommends that all developers who either implement or import the LZO or LZ4 libraries into their software check for susceptibility to CVE-2014-4608, CVE-2014-4715, and CVE-2014-4611.

Users and administrators should apply software security updates as they become available.


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Cisco Addresses Wireless Residential Gateway Vulnerability (2014.07.16)
Original release date: July 16, 2014

Cisco has released an advisory to address a vulnerability in the web server used in multiple Wireless Residential Gateway products that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to crash the web server and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

  • Cisco products affected by this vulnerability include:
  • Cisco DPC3212 VoIP Cable Modem
  • Cisco DPC3825 8x4 DOCSIS 3.0 Wireless Residential Gateway
  • Cisco EPC3212 VoIP Cable Modem
  • Cisco EPC3825 8x4 DOCSIS 3.0 Wireless Residential Gateway
  • Cisco Model DPC3010 DOCSIS 3.0 8x4 Cable Modem
  • Cisco Model DPC3925 8x4 DOCSIS 3.0 with Wireless Residential Gateway with EDVA
  • Cisco Model DPQ3925 8x4 DOCSIS 3.0 Wireless Residential Gateway with EDVA
  • Cisco Model EPC3010 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem
  • Cisco Model EPC3925 8x4 DOCSIS 3.0 with Wireless Residential Gateway with EDVA

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Cisco Advisory and apply the necessary updates.


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Oracle Releases July 2014 Security Advisory (2014.07.15)
Original release date: July 15, 2014

Oracle has released its Critical Patch Update for July 2014 to address 113 vulnerabilities across multiple products.

This update contains the following security fixes:

  • 5 for Oracle Database Server
  • 29 for Oracle Fusion Middleware
  • 7 for Oracle Hyperion
  • 1 for Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control
  • 5 for the Oracle E-Business Suite
  • 3 for Oracle Supply Chain Products Suite
  • 5 for Oracle PeopleSoft Products
  • 6 for Oracle Siebel CRM
  • 1 for Oracle Communications Applications
  • 3 for Oracle Retail Applications
  • 20 for Oracle Java SE
  • 3 for Oracle and Sun Systems Products Suite
  • 15 for Oracle Virtualization
  • 10 for Oracle MySQL

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Oracle July 2014 Critical Patch Update and apply the necessary updates.


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