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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 Mozilla Releases Security Updates for Firefox https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/03/22/Mozilla-Releases-Security-Updates-Firefox

Mozilla has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Firefox. 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 60.6.1 and Firefox 66.0.1 and apply the necessary updates.


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


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Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:35:01 +0000 US-CERT 12286 at https://www.us-cert.gov
Drupal Releases Security Updates https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/03/20/Drupal-Releases-Security-Updates

Drupal has released security updates to address a vulnerability in Drupal Core. 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 Drupal Security Advisory and apply the necessary updates.


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


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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 21:51:00 +0000 US-CERT 12285 at https://www.us-cert.gov
Cisco Releases Security Advisories for Multiple Products https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/03/20/Cisco-Releases-Security-Advisories-Multiple-Products

Cisco has released several security advisories 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 following Cisco Security Advisories and apply the necessary updates.


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


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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 20:50:47 +0000 US-CERT 12280 at https://www.us-cert.gov
Mozilla Releases Security Updates for Firefox https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/03/19/Mozilla-Releases-Security-Updates-Firefox

Mozilla has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Firefox and Firefox ESR. 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 ESR 60.6 and Firefox 66 and apply the necessary updates.


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


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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:32:50 +0000 US-CERT 12279 at https://www.us-cert.gov
Microsoft Ending Support for Windows 7 https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/03/19/Microsoft-Ending-Support-Windows-7

All software products have a life-cycle. After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running the Windows 7 operating system. After this date, this product will no longer receive free:

  • Technical support for any issues
  • Software updates
  • Security updates or fixes

Computers running the Windows 7 operating system will continue to work even after support ends. However, using unsupported software may increase the risks from viruses and other security threats.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to upgrade to a currently supported operating system. For more information, see the Microsoft End of Support FAQ.

 


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


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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:14:57 +0000 US-CERT 12277 at https://www.us-cert.gov
Now Available: Recording of Chinese Malicious Cyber Activity Briefing https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/03/19/Now-Available-Recording-Chinese-Malicious-Cyber-Activity-Briefing

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has posted the February 14, 2019, Awareness Briefing on Chinese Malicious Cyber Activity. This webinar provides background and mitigation techniques on Chinese malicious cyber activity targeting managed service providers (MSPs).   

CISA encourages MSPs and their customers to view the February 14, 2019, Awareness Briefing on Chinese Malicious Cyber Activity and to review the page on Chinese Malicious Cyber Activity for more information.


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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:03:30 +0000 US-CERT 12276 at https://www.us-cert.gov
New Zealand Tragedy-Related Scams and Malware Campaigns https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/03/15/New-Zealand-Related-Scams-and-Malware-Campaigns

In the wake of the recent New Zealand mosque shootings, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) advises users to watch out for possible malicious cyber activity seeking to capitalize on this tragic event. Users should exercise caution in handling emails related to the shootings, even if they appear to originate from trusted sources. Fraudulent emails often contain links or attachments that direct users to phishing or malware-infected websites. Emails requesting donations from duplicitous charitable organizations are also common after tragic events. Be wary of fraudulent social media pleas, calls, texts, donation websites, and door-to-door solicitations relating to the event.

To avoid becoming a victim of malicious activity, users and administrators should consider taking the following preventive measures:


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Fri, 15 Mar 2019 22:18:35 +0000 US-CERT 12268 at https://www.us-cert.gov
Intel Releases Security Advisories on Multiple Products https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/03/15/Intel-Releases-Security-Advisories-Multiple-Products

Intel has released security updates and recommendations 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 the Intel Product Security Center Advisories page, apply the necessary mitigations, and refer to software vendors for appropriate patches, when available.


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


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Fri, 15 Mar 2019 16:28:22 +0000 US-CERT 12267 at https://www.us-cert.gov
VMware Releases Security Updates for Workstation and Horizon https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/03/15/VMware-Releases-Security-Updates-Workstation-and-Horizon

VMware has released security updates to address vulnerabilities affecting Workstation 14 and 15, and Horizon 6 and 7. 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-2019-0002 and VMSA-2019-0003 and apply the necessary updates.


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


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Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:38:07 +0000 US-CERT 12266 at https://www.us-cert.gov
Microsoft Releases Security Update for Azure Linux Guest Agent https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/03/14/Microsoft-Releases-Security-Update-Azure-Linux-Guest-Agent

Microsoft has released an update to address a vulnerability in Azure Linux Guest Agent. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain access to sensitive information.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Microsoft Security Advisory and apply the necessary update.


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


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Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:42:49 +0000 US-CERT 12263 at https://www.us-cert.gov