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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
How to Stop Denial of Service Attacks
IRDP Security Vulnerability in Windows
Why encrypt your online traffic with VPN ?



Latest Threats - Symantec

SONAR.Danabot g3 - (2019.05.13) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.
SONAR.MSOffice g33 - (2019.05.13) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.
SONAR.Danabot g2 - (2019.05.13) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.
ISB.Downloader gen226 - (2019.04.28) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Ransom.Robbinhood - (2019.05.13) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Ransom.Ryuk gen1 - (2019.05.13) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Hacktool.Uacbypass g1 - (2019.05.12) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Ransom.Ryuk - (2019.05.12) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
W32.Bulehero - (2019.05.08) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Worm.
W32.Qakbot gen20 - (2019.05.06) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Virus, Worm.

 

Latest Security Advisories (US-CERT)


Microsoft Releases Security Updates to Address Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (2019.05.16)
Original release date: May 16, 2019

Microsoft has released security updates to address a remote code execution vulnerability in the following in-support and out-of-support operating systems:

  • In-support systems: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008
  • Out-of-support systems: Windows 2003 and Windows XP

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Microsoft Security Advisory and Microsoft Customer Guidance for CVE-2019-0708 and apply the necessary updates.




Cisco Releases Security Updates for Multiple Products (2019.05.15)
Original release date: May 15, 2019

Cisco has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple Cisco products. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Cisco Security Advisories page and apply the necessary updates.




VMware Releases Security Updates (2019.05.14)
Original release date: May 14, 2019

VMware has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in vCenter Server, ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review VMware Security Advisories VMSA-2019-0007 and VMSA-2019-0008 and apply the necessary updates.




Adobe Releases Security Updates (2019.05.14)
Original release date: May 14, 2019

Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review Adobe Security Bulletins APSB19-29, APSB19-26, and APSB19-18 and apply the necessary updates.




Microsoft Releases May 2019 Security Updates (2019.05.14)
Original release date: May 14, 2019 | Last revised: May 15, 2019

Microsoft has released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review Microsofts Security Update Guide and May 2019 Deployment Information and apply the necessary updates.




Intel Releases Security Updates, Mitigations for Multiple Products (2019.05.14)
Original release date: May 14, 2019 | Last revised: May 15, 2019

Intel has released security updates and recommendations to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to gain an escalation of privileges on a previously infected machine.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Intel Product Security Center Advisories page, apply the necessary mitigations, and refer to vendors for appropriate patches, when available.




Samba Releases Security Updates (2019.05.14)
Original release date: May 14, 2019

The Samba Team has released security updates to address a vulnerability in Samba. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Samba Security Announcement for CVE-2018-16860 and apply the necessary updates.




Facebook Releases Security Advisory for WhatsApp (2019.05.14)
Original release date: May 14, 2019

Facebook has released a security advisory to address a vulnerability in WhatsApp. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected device.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users to review the Facebook Security Advisory for CVE-2019-3568 and upgrade to the appropriate version.




 

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