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Latest Threats - SymantecDownloader.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:
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.
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.
Users and administrators should apply software security updates as they become available.
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.
Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Cisco Advisory and apply the necessary updates.
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:
US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Oracle July 2014 Critical Patch Update and apply the necessary updates.