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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 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

Exp.CVE-2018-0841 - (2018.02.13) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2018-0742 - (2018.02.13) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2018-0756 - (2018.02.13) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2018-0842 - (2018.02.12) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2018-0834 - (2018.02.13) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2018-0835 - (2018.02.12) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2018-0837 - (2018.02.12) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2018-0838 - (2018.02.12) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2018-0840 - (2018.02.12) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Exp.CVE-2018-0858 - (2018.02.12) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

 

Latest Security Advisories (US-CERT)


Drupal Releases Security Updates (2018.02.21)
Original release date: February 21, 2018

Drupal has released an advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities in Drupal 7.x and 8.4.x. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to obtain access to sensitive information.

NCCIC/US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Drupal's Security Advisory and upgrade to version 7.57 or 8.4.5.




IC3 Issues Alert on Increase in W-2 Phishing Campaigns (2018.02.21)
Original release date: February 21, 2018

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued an alert on the increase in W-2-related phishing campaigns. Fraudsters often use tax-related phishing emails to get victims to provide personally identifiable information, click on a malicious link, or pay a ransom.

NCCIC/US-CERT encourages taxpayers to review the IC3 Alert and refer to the NCCIC/US-CERT Tip on Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks for more information. If you believe you have been a victim of a phishing campaign, report it to IC3 at www.ic3.gov




Cisco Releases Security Updates for Multiple Products (2018.02.21)
Original release date: February 21, 2018

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

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




Microsoft Releases February 2018 Security Updates (2018.02.13)
Original release date: February 13, 2018

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.

NCCIC/US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft's February 2018 Security Update Summaryand Deployment Information and apply the necessary updates.




Adobe Releases Security Updates (2018.02.13)
Original release date: February 13, 2018

Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Adobe Experience Manager, Acrobat,and Reader. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

NCCIC/US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB18-02 and APSB18-04 and apply the necessary updates.




North Korean Malicious Cyber Activity (2018.02.13)
Original release date: February 13, 2018

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have identified Trojan malware variantsreferred to as HARDRAIN and BADCALLused by the North Korean government. The U.S. Government refers to malicious cyber activity by the North Korean government as HIDDEN COBRA.

NCCIC/US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the HIDDEN COBRA - North Korean Malicious Cyber Activity page, which contains links to Malware Analysis Reports MAR-10135536-F and MAR-10135536-G, for more information.




Cisco Releases Security Updates for Multiple Products (2018.02.07)
Original release date: February 07, 2018

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

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




Adobe Releases Security Updates for Flash Player (2018.02.06)
Original release date: February 06, 2018

Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Flash Player. A remote attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

NCCIC/US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB18-03 and apply the necessary updates.




 

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