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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
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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

Trojan.Shredboom - (1969.12.31) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Infostealer.Pandebono - (2014.04.22) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Packed.Generic.461 - (2014.04.22) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Viknok gen1 - (2014.04.22) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.FakeAV gen122 - (2014.04.22) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Viknok.C inf - (2014.04.22) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Infostealer.Neabolsa - (2014.04.21) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
IOS.Passrobber - (2014.04.22) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.FakeAV gen121 - (2014.04.20) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Downloader.Ajuxery - (2014.04.21) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

 

Latest Security Advisories (US-CERT)


Firmware Update for Apple AirPort Devices (2014.04.23)
Original release date: April 23, 2014

Apple has released firmware update 7.7.3 for AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11ac. The update addresses the OpenSSL "Heartbleed" vulnerability where an attacker may obtain memory contents.

US-CERT recommends that users and administrators review Apple Security Update HT6203 and apply the necessary update.

For more details and recommended actions regarding the OpenSSL "Heartbleed" vulnerability please see TA14-098A and Heartbleed OpenSSL Vulnerability.pdf


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Apple Releases Security Updates for OS X, iOS devices, and Apple TV (2014.04.23)
Original release date: April 23, 2014

Apple has released security updates for Mac OS X, iOS devices, and Apple TV to address multiple vulnerabilities, some of which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause application termination, or expose users to covert eavesdropping.

Updates available include:

  • Security Update 2014-002 for OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5 and OS X Mavericks v10.9.2.
  • iOS 7.1.1 for iPhone 4 and later, iPod touch 5th generation and later, or iPad 2 and later.
  • Apple TV 6.1.1 for Apple TV 2nd generation and later.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Apple Security Updates HT6207, HT6208, and HT6209, and apply the necessary updates to help mitigate these risks.


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Adobe Releases Security Update for Reader Mobile (2014.04.17)
Original release date: April 17, 2014

Adobe has released a security update to address a vulnerability in Adobe Reader Mobile 11.1.3 and earlier versions for Android. Exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF document.

US-CERT recommends that users and administrators review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-12 and apply the necessary update.


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Security Update for Chrome OS (2014.04.17)
Original release date: April 17, 2014

Google has released Chrome 34.0.1847.120 for all Chrome OS devices, except HP Chromebook Pavillion, to address multiple bug fixes, security updates, and feature enhancements.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Google Chrome release blog entry for additional details.


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Oracle Releases April 2014 Security Advisory (2014.04.16)
Original release date: April 16, 2014

Oracle has released its Critical Patch Update for April 2014 to address 104 vulnerabilities across multiple products. This update contains the following security fixes: 

  •   2 for Oracle Database Server
  • 20 for Oracle Fusion Middleware
  •   3 for Oracle Hyperion
  • 10 for Oracle Supply Chain Products Suite
  •   8 for Oracle PeopleSoft Products
  •   1 for Oracle Siebel CRM
  •   1 for Oracle iLearning
  • 37 for Oracle Java SE
  •   3 for Oracle and Sun Systems Products Suite
  •   5 for Oracle Virtualization
  • 14 for Oracle MySQL 

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the April 2014 Critical Patch Update and follow best practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.


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