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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

SONAR.Dbger g1 - (2018.10.22) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.
SONAR.SuspBeh gen673 - (2018.10.22) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.
Hacktool.Posh - (2018.10.22) Risk Level: Very Low.
ISB.Downloader gen161 - (2018.10.01) Risk Level: Very Low.
Infostealer.Azorult - (2018.10.18) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Zekapab g1 - (2018.10.16) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
SONAR.SuspBeh gen678 - (2018.10.14) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.
Exp.CVE-2018-8453 - (2018.10.18) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
ISB.Downloader gen166 - (2018.10.11) Risk Level: Very Low.
Trojan.Danabot.B - (2018.10.10) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

 

Latest Security Advisories (US-CERT)


Mozilla Releases Security Updates for Firefox (2018.10.23)
Original release date: October 23, 2018

Mozilla has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox and Firefox ESR. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the Mozilla Security Advisories for Firefox 63 and Firefox ESR 60.3 and apply the necessary updates.




National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (2018.10.23)
Original release date: October 23, 2018

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about cybersecurity. Building resilience in critical infrastructure is crucial to national security. The essential infrastructure systems that support our daily livessuch as electricity, financial institutions, and transportationmust be protected from cyber threats.

NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the following:




FTC Promotes International Charity Fraud Awareness Week (2018.10.22)
Original release date: October 22, 2018

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an announcement promoting the first International Charity Fraud Awareness Week (ICFAW). FTC, the National Association of State Charities Officials, and state and international partners coordinated this effort to raise awareness about donating wisely to charities. ICFAW will feature resources and tips on various topicsincluding giving after natural disasters, telemarketing solicitations, privacy, and online givinghosted on FTCs Twitter and Facebook accounts.

NCCIC encourages consumers to review FTCs announcement and the following resources for more information:




NCSC Releases 2018 Annual Review (2018.10.19)
Original release date: October 19, 2018

The United Kingdom's (UK) National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has released its Annual Review for 2018, which provides a snapshot of their work from September 1, 2017, to August 31, 2018. NCSC provides enhanced services to protect the UK against cybersecurity threats.

NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review NCSCs 2018 Annual Review for more information.




libssh Releases Security Updates (2018.10.19)
Original release date: October 19, 2018

libssh has released security updates addressing a vulnerability affecting libssh versions 0.6 and above. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the libssh Security Release for additional information and apply the necessary updates.




Microsoft Releases Security Update for Yammer (2018.10.19)
Original release date: October 19, 2018

Microsoft has released a security update to address a vulnerability in the Yammer desktop application. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the Microsoft Security Advisory and apply the necessary update.




Drupal Releases Security Updates (2018.10.18)
Original release date: October 18, 2018

Drupal has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities in Drupal 7.x and 8.x. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

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




Cisco Releases Security Updates (2018.10.17)
Original release date: October 17, 2018

Cisco has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities affecting Cisco products. An attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the Cisco Security Advisories and Alerts webpage and apply the necessary updates.




 

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