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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

VBS.Cozer.B - (2015.03.27) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
VBS.Cozer - (2015.03.27) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Ransomlk.AP inf - (2015.03.27) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2015-0323 - (2015.03.28) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2015-0325 - (2015.03.28) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2015-0326 - (2015.03.28) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2015-0328 - (2015.03.28) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Rloader.B g2 - (2015.03.28) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Fareit gm - (2015.03.26) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
JS.Downloader gen1 - (2015.03.26) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

 

Latest Security Advisories (US-CERT)


Cisco Releases Semiannual IOS Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication (2015.03.26)
Original release date: March 26, 2015

Cisco has released its semiannual Cisco IOS Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication. This publication includes seven Security Advisories that address vulnerabilities in Cisco IOS Software. Exploits of these vulnerabilities could result in a denial of service (DoS) condition, interface queue wedge, or exchange memory leak.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the following Cisco Security Advisory and apply the necessary updates.




Installer Hijacking Vulnerability in Android Devices (2015.03.24)
Original release date: March 24, 2015

A vulnerability in Google's Android OS has been discovered that could allow an attacker to change or replace a seemingly safe Android application with malware during installation. An attacker exploiting this vulnerability could access and steal user data on compromised devices without user knowledge. Devices running Android version 4.4 or later are not vulnerable.

US-CERT advises users to ensure their devices are running an up-to-date version of Android and to use caution when installing software from third-party app stores.




Apple Releases Security Update for OS X Yosemite (2015.03.20)
Original release date: March 20, 2015

Apple has released Security Update 2015-003 for OS X Yosemite v10.10.2 to address multiple vulnerabilities. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Apple Security Update 2015-003 and apply the necessary updates.




Mozilla Releases Security Updates for Firefox, Firefox ESR, and SeaMonkey (2015.03.20)
Original release date: March 20, 2015 | Last revised: March 23, 2015

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

Available updates include:

  • Firefox 36.0.4
  • Firefox ESR 31.5.3
  • SeaMonkey 2.33.1

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Security Advisories for Firefox, Firefox ESR, and SeaMonkey and apply the necessary updates.




Drupal Releases Security Updates (2015.03.19)
Original release date: March 19, 2015 | Last revised: March 20, 2015

Drupal has released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities, one of which could allow a remote attacker to gain access to a system account.

Available updates include:

  • Drupal core 6.35 for 6.x users
  • Drupal core 7.35 for 7.x users

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Drupal's Security Advisory and apply the necessary updates.




OpenSSL Patches Multiple Vulnerabilities (2015.03.19)
Original release date: March 19, 2015

OpenSSL has released new updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities, one of which is classified as a high severity issue. Exploitation could allow a remote attacker to cause a cause a Denial of Service attack against the server.

Updates available include:

  • OpenSSL 1.0.2a for 1.0.2 users
  • OpenSSL 1.0.1m for 1.0.1 users
  • OpenSSL 1.0.0r for 1.0.0 users
  • OpenSSL 0.9.8zf for 0.9.8 users

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




Ubuntu Releases Security Update (2015.03.19)
Original release date: March 19, 2015

Ubuntu has released a security update to address multiple vulnerabilities in PHP5 affecting Ubuntu 14.10, 14.04 LTS, 12.04 LTS, and 10.04 LTS. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Ubuntu Security Notices USN-2535-1 and apply the necessary updates.




Apple Releases Security Updates for Safari (2015.03.18)
Original release date: March 18, 2015 | Last revised: March 19, 2015

Apple has released security updates for Safari to address multiple vulnerabilities. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or prevent users from discerning a phishing attack on an affected system.

Updates include:

  • Safari 8.0.4 for OS X Yosemite v10.10.2
  • Safari 7.1.4 for OS X Mavericks v10.9.5
  • Safari 6.2.4 for OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Apple security update HT204560 and apply the necessary updates.




 

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