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Now Available: Recording of Chinese Malicious Cyber Activity Briefing

By on March 19, 2019 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: March 19, 2019 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, […]

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“Central Intelligence Agency – Case #79238516” extortion spam

By on March 18, 2019 in Latest SPAM

I’ve seen various extortion spams over the past 12 months or so, but this one has a particularly vicious twist. If you haven’t seen one of these before – it’s just a spam, randomly sent to your email address. You can safely ignore it. From:    Liza Guest [liza-guest@eosj.cia-gov-it.tk] Reply-To:    liza-guest@eosj.cia-gov-it.tk To:    [redacted] Date:    18 Mar […]

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SB19-077: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of March 11, 2019

By on March 18, 2019 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: March 18, 2019 The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center […]

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New Zealand-Related Scams and Malware Campaigns

By on March 15, 2019 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: March 15, 2019 In the wake of the recent New Zealand mosque shooting, 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 shooting, even if they appear […]

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Intel Releases Security Advisories on Multiple Products

By on March 15, 2019 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: March 15, 2019 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 […]

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VMware Releases Security Updates for Workstation and Horizon

By on March 15, 2019 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: March 15, 2019 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 […]

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Microsoft Releases Security Update for Azure Linux Guest Agent

By on March 14, 2019 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: March 14, 2019 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 […]

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MS-ISAC Releases Security Primer on TrickBot Malware

By on March 14, 2019 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: March 14, 2019 The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) has released a security primer on TrickBot malware. TrickBot is a modular banking Trojan that targets users’ financial information and acts as a dropper for other malware. An attacker can leverage TrickBot’s modules to steal banking information, conduct system and network […]

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Microsoft Releases March 2019 Security Updates

By on March 12, 2019 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: March 12, 2019 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 March 2019 Security Update Summary and Deployment Information […]

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SB19-070: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of March 4, 2019

By on March 11, 2019 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: March 11, 2019 The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center […]

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