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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

Ransom.Hermes.B - (1969.12.31) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Android.Sockbot - (2017.10.10) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2017-8727 - (2017.10.10) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2017-11762 - (2017.10.10) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2017-11793 - (2017.10.10) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2017-11798 - (2017.10.10) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2017-11800 - (1969.12.31) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2017-11810 - (2017.10.10) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2017-11822 - (2017.10.10) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
SONAR.SuspBeh gen614 - (2017.10.08) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.

 

Latest Security Advisories (US-CERT)


Adobe Releases Security Updates (2017.10.16)
Original release date: October 16, 2017

Adobe has released security updates to address a vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB17-32 and apply the necessary updates.




CERT CC Reports WPA2 Vulnerabilities (2017.10.16)
Original release date: October 16, 2017

CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) has released information on Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) protocol vulnerabilities. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to take control of an affected system.

The vulnerabilities are in the WPA2 protocol, not within individual WPA2 implementations, which means that all WPA2 wireless networking may be affected. Mitigations include installing updates to affected products and hosts as they become available. US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review CERT/CC's VU #228519.




Mozilla Releases Security Update (2017.10.11)
Original release date: October 11, 2017

Mozilla has released a security update to address multiple vulnerabilities in Thunderbird. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Mozilla Security Advisory for Thunderbird and apply the necessary update.




Microsoft Releases October 2017 Security Updates (2017.10.10)
Original release date: October 10, 2017

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

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft's October 2017 Security Update Summary and Deployment Information and apply the necessary updates.




Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone s Business (2017.10.10)
Original release date: October 10, 2017

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about cybersecurity. Creating a culture of cybersecurity is critical for all organizationslarge and small businesses, academic institutions, non-profits, and government agenciesand is a responsibility shared among all employees. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published resources including standards, guidelines, and best practices to help organizations of all sizes to strengthen cyber resilience.

US-CERT encourages organizations and employees to review the following resources:




Apple Releases Security Update for macOS High Sierra (2017.10.05)
Original release date: October 05, 2017

Apple has released a supplemental security update to address vulnerabilities in macOS High Sierra 10.13. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to obtain sensitive information.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Apple security page for macOS High Sierra 10.13 and apply the necessary update.




Cisco Releases Security Updates (2017.10.04)
Original release date: October 04, 2017

Cisco has released updates to address vulnerabilities affecting multiple products. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to cause a denial-of-service condition.

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




Apache Releases Security Updates for Apache Tomcat (2017.10.03)
Original release date: October 03, 2017

The Apache Software Foundation has released Apache Tomcat 9.0.1 and 8.5.23 to address a vulnerability in previous versions of the software. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected server.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Apache security advisory for CVE-2017-12617 and apply the necessary updates.




 

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