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Protecting Against Identity Theft

By on November 29, 2018 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: November 29, 2018 As the holidays draw near, many consumers turn to the internet to shop for goods and services. Although online shopping can offer convenience and save time, shoppers should be cautious online and protect personal information against identity theft. Identity thieves steal personal information, such as a credit card, and […]

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3ve – Fraudulent Online Advertising

By on November 27, 2018 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: November 27, 2018 The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have released a joint Technical Alert (TA) on a major online ad fraud operation—referred to by the U.S. Government as “3ve.” NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review Alert TA18-331A: 3ve – Major Online Ad Fraud Operation for […]

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Samba Releases Security Updates

By on November 27, 2018 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: November 27, 2018 The Samba Team has released security updates to address several vulnerabilities in Samba. An attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the Samba Security Announcements for CVE-2018-14629, CVE-2018-16841, CVE-2018-16851, CVE-2018-16852, CVE-2018-16853, and CVE-2018-16857 and apply […]

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SB18-330: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of November 19, 2018

By on November 26, 2018 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: November 26, 2018 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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Securing Mobile Devices During Holiday Travel

By on November 20, 2018 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: November 20, 2018 As the holiday season begins, many people will travel with their mobile devices. Although these devices—such as smart phones, tablets, and laptops—offer a range of conveniences, users should be mindful of potential threats and vulnerabilities while traveling with them. NCCIC encourages users to review the NCCIC Tips on Holiday […]

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Holiday Scams and Malware Campaigns

By on November 20, 2018 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: November 19, 2018 As the holidays approach, NCCIC reminds users to be aware of seasonal scams and malware campaigns. Users should be cautious of unsolicited emails that contain malicious links or attachments with malware, advertisements infected with malware, and requests for donations from fraudulent charitable organizations, which could result in security breaches, […]

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NCCIC is Now Part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

By on November 19, 2018 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: November 19, 2018 On November 16, 2018, the President signed into law the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2018. This Act elevates the mission of the former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) and establishes the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). CISA is responsible […]

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SB18-323: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of November 12, 2018

By on November 19, 2018 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: November 19, 2018 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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Microsoft Releases November 2018 Security Updates

By on November 13, 2018 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: November 13, 2018 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. NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft’s November 2018 Security Update Summary and Deployment Information and apply the necessary updates. This […]

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SB18-316: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of November 5, 2018

By on November 12, 2018 in Recent Vulnerabilities

Original release date: November 12, 2018 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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