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Cyber Security Updates


US-CERT Current Activity https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity.xml A regularly updated summary of the most frequent, high-impact security incidents currently being reported to the US-CERT. en Privacy Awareness Week https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/05/22/Privacy-Awareness-Week

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an announcement promoting Privacy Awareness Week (PAW). PAW is an annual event fostering awareness of privacy issues and the importance of protecting personal information. This year’s theme, “Protecting Privacy is Everyone’s Responsibility,” focuses on promoting privacy awareness for consumers and businesses.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages consumers and organizations to review FTC’s post and consider the following practices to protect privacy and safeguard data:


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Wed, 22 May 2019 23:31:41 +0000 US-CERT 12528 at https://www.us-cert.gov
Mozilla Releases Security Updates for Firefox, Thunderbird https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/05/21/Mozilla-Releases-Security-Updates-Firefox

Mozilla has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Firefox, Firefox ESR, and Thunderbird. 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 the Mozilla Security Advisories for Firefox 67, Firefox ESR 60.7, and Thunderbird 60.7 and apply the necessary updates.


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Tue, 21 May 2019 17:36:35 +0000 US-CERT 12521 at https://www.us-cert.gov
Staying Cyber Safe During Memorial Day https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/05/20/Staying-Cyber-Safe-During-Memorial-Day

As Memorial Day approaches, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) reminds users to stay cyber safe. Users should be cautious of potential scams, such as unsolicited emails that contain malicious links or attachments with malware. Users should also be aware of the risks associated with online shopping and traveling with mobile devices.

CISA recommends users review the following tips for information on how to guard against these risks:


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Mon, 20 May 2019 20:10:17 +0000 US-CERT 12516 at https://www.us-cert.gov
Microsoft Releases Security Updates to Address Remote Code Execution Vulnerability https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/05/16/Microsoft-Releases-Security-Updates-Address-Remote-Code-Execution

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.


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Thu, 16 May 2019 15:51:18 +0000 US-CERT 12507 at https://www.us-cert.gov
Cisco Releases Security Updates for Multiple Products https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/05/15/Cisco-Releases-Multiple-Security-Updates

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.


This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.


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Wed, 15 May 2019 17:43:34 +0000 US-CERT 12502 at https://www.us-cert.gov
VMware Releases Security Updates https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/05/14/VMware-Releases-Security-Updates

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.


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Tue, 14 May 2019 19:46:55 +0000 US-CERT 12497 at https://www.us-cert.gov
Adobe Releases Security Updates https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/05/14/Adobe-Releases-Security-Updates

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.


This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.


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Tue, 14 May 2019 18:13:54 +0000 US-CERT 12496 at https://www.us-cert.gov
Microsoft Releases May 2019 Security Updates https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/05/14/Microsoft-Releases-May-2019-Security-Updates

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 Microsoft’s Security Update Guide and May 2019 Deployment Information and apply the necessary updates.


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Tue, 14 May 2019 18:11:42 +0000 US-CERT 12495 at https://www.us-cert.gov
Intel Releases Security Updates, Mitigations for Multiple Products https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/05/14/Intel-Releases-Security-Updates-Mitigations-Multiple-Products

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.


This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.


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Tue, 14 May 2019 17:54:03 +0000 US-CERT 12493 at https://www.us-cert.gov
Samba Releases Security Updates https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/05/14/Samba-Releases-Security-Updates

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.


This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.


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Tue, 14 May 2019 17:29:13 +0000 US-CERT 12492 at https://www.us-cert.gov