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TA15-213A: Recent Email Phishing Campaigns – Mitigation and Response Recommendations 0

TA15-213A: Recent Email Phishing Campaigns – Mitigation and Response Recommendations

Original release date: August 01, 2015 Systems Affected Microsoft Windows Systems, Adobe Flash Player, and Linux Overview Between June and July 2015, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) received reports of multiple, ongoing and likely evolving, email-based phishing campaigns targeting U.S. Government agencies and private sector organizations.

IC3 Issues Alert on DDoS Extortion Campaigns 0

IC3 Issues Alert on DDoS Extortion Campaigns

Original release date: July 31, 2015 The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued an alert to U.S. businesses about a rise in extortion campaigns. In a typical incident, a business receives an e-mail threatening a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack to its website unless it pays a ransom

Tech tip follow-up: Using the data Invoked with R’s system command, (Fri, Jul 31st) 0

Tech tip follow-up: Using the data Invoked with R’s system command, (Fri, Jul 31st)

In follow up to yesterdays discussion re invoking OS commands with Rs system function, I wanted to show you just a bit of how straightforward it is to then use the resulting data. After grabbing the Windowssecurity event log with a call to Log Parser and writing it out to CSV, you have numerous options driven by whats interesting to you.Perhaps youre interested in counts per Event ID to say what your Top 10 events are. The issue is, that Log Parser just grabbed all of the”> secevt – read.columns(security.csv,c(EventID,TimeWritten,EventTypeName,Message), sep=,)”> EventID, TimeWritten, EventTypeName, Message”> columns into a new data frame, the contents of which are stored in”> the other 11 columns are no longer cluttering to the in-memory data set.

Best Practices to Protect You, Your Network, and Your Information 0

Best Practices to Protect You, Your Network, and Your Information

Original release date: July 31, 2015 The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) and its partners responded to a series of data breaches in the public and private sector over the last year, helping organizations through incident response actions, conducting damage assessments, and implementing restoration and mitigation actions. During NCCIC’s recent work, following best practices proved extremely effective in protecting networks, the information residing on them, and the equities of information owners. The recently updated National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Framework highlights best practices

VU#360431: Chiyu Technology fingerprint access control contains multiple vulnerabilities 0

VU#360431: Chiyu Technology fingerprint access control contains multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Note VU#360431 Chiyu Technology fingerprint access control contains multiple vulnerabilities Original Release date: 31 Jul 2015 | Last revised: 31 Jul 2015 Overview Multiple models of Chiyu Technology fingerprint access control devices contain a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability and an authentication bypass vulnerability. Description CWE-80 : Improper Neutralization of Script-Related HTML Tags in a Web Page (Basic XSS) – CVE-2015-2870 According to the reporter, tags are not filtered out of a URL passed to the device, allowing an attacker to perform a reflected XSS attack