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  • Apple Releases Security Updates


    Original release date: September 19, 2017

    Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. A remote attacker may exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

    US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the following Apple security pages and apply the necessary updates:


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




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  • Avast’s Piriform Releases Security Update for CCleaner


    Original release date: September 19, 2017

    Piriform, a subsidiary of Avast, has released CCleaner 5.34 and has pushed v1.07.3214 to CCleaner Cloud users. These versions do not contain the Floxif malware found in the 32-bit versions of CCleaner 5.33.6162 and CCleaner Cloud 1.07.3191. Floxif malware collects information from the victim's system and can download additional malware to the system.

    US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Piriform Security Notification and apply the necessary update.


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




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  • Apache Releases Security Updates for Apache Tomcat


    Original release date: September 19, 2017

    The Apache Foundation has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Apache Tomcat. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected server. 

    US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Apache advisories for CVE-2017-12615 and CVE-2017-12616 for more information and apply the necessary updates.


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




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  • VMware Releases Security Updates


    Original release date: September 15, 2017

    VMware has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in ESXi, vCenter Server, Fusion, and Workstation. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

    US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2017-0015 and apply the necessary updates.


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




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  • Potential Phishing Scams Related to Equifax Data Breach


    Original release date: September 14, 2017 | Last revised: September 18, 2017

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an alert on phishing attacks related to the Equifax data breach. Phishing attacks try to trick message recipients into sharing sensitive information with cyber criminals. FTC warns consumers to be wary of calls or emails purporting to be from Equifax agents. Legitimate Equifax representatives will not contact consumers to ask for verification of their information.

    The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) also released a statement on the Equifax breach, warning potential victims to be vigilant against phishing because scam emails often increase after major data breaches. Scammers can use stolen data to make phishing messages seem more credible and trick users into revealing more data.

    US-CERT encourages consumers to report fraudulent calls and emails to the FTC Complaint Assistant. For more information, refer to the following resources:


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




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  • BlueBorne Bluetooth Vulnerabilities


    Original release date: September 12, 2017

    US-CERT is aware of a collection of Bluetooth vulnerabilities, known as BlueBorne, potentially affecting millions of unpatched mobile phones, computers, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. A remote attacker could exploit several of these vulnerabilities to take control of affected devices.

    US-CERT recommends that users and administrators read Vulnerability Note VU#240311 for more information.


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




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  • Microsoft Releases September 2017 Security Updates


    Original release date: September 12, 2017

    Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of a system.

    US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft's September 2017 Security Update Summary and Deployment Information and apply the necessary updates.


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




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  • Adobe Releases Security Updates


    Original release date: September 12, 2017

    Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Adobe RoboHelp, Flash Player, and ColdFusion. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

    US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Adobe Security Bulletins APSB17-25, APSB17-28, and APSB17-30 and apply the necessary updates.


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




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  • Cisco Releases Security Advisories


    Original release date: September 11, 2017

    Cisco has released advisories describing Apache Struts 2 vulnerabilities potentially affecting multiple products. A remote attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

    US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Cisco Security Advisories for more information:

     


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




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  • Hurricane-Related Scams


    Original release date: September 08, 2017

    As the peak of the 2017 hurricane season approaches, US-CERT warns users to be watchful for various malicious cyber activity targeting both disaster victims and potential donors. Users should exercise caution when handling emails that relate to recent hurricanes, even if those emails appear to originate from trusted sources. Disaster-related phishing emails may trick users into sharing sensitive information. Such emails could also contain links or attachments directing users to malware-infected websites. In addition, users should be wary of social media pleas, calls, texts, or door-to-door solicitations relating to the recent hurricanes.

    To avoid becoming victims of fraudulent activity, users and administrators should consider taking the following preventive measures:


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




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»Apple Releases Security Updates
Original release date: September 19, 2017 Apple has released security updates to address vuln ...
»Avast’s Piriform Releases Security Update for CCleaner
Original release date: September 19, 2017 Piriform, a subsidiary of Avast, has released CClea ...
»Apache Releases Security Updates for Apache Tomcat
Original release date: September 19, 2017 The Apache Foundation has released security updates ...
»VMware Releases Security Updates
Original release date: September 15, 2017 VMware has released security updates to address vul ...
»Potential Phishing Scams Related to Equifax Data Breach
Original release date: September 14, 2017 | Last revised: September 18, 2017 The Federal Trad ...
»BlueBorne Bluetooth Vulnerabilities
Original release date: September 12, 2017 US-CERT is aware of a collection of Bluetooth vulne ...
»Microsoft Releases September 2017 Security Updates
Original release date: September 12, 2017 Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabi ...
»Adobe Releases Security Updates
Original release date: September 12, 2017 Adobe has released security updates to address vuln ...
»Cisco Releases Security Advisories
Original release date: September 11, 2017 Cisco has released advisories describing Apache Str ...
»Hurricane-Related Scams
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»VB2017 preview: Android reverse engineering tools: not the usual suspects
We preview the VB2017 paper by Fortinet researcher Axelle Apvrille, ...
»Malicious CCleaner update points to a major weakness in our infrastructure
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»VB2017 preview: Crypton - exposing malware's deepest secrets
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» Apple Releases Security Updates
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» Avast’s Piriform Releases Security Update for CCleaner
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» Apache Releases Security Updates for Apache Tomcat
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» VMware Releases Security Updates
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» Potential Phishing Scams Related to Equifax Data Breach
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» BlueBorne Bluetooth Vulnerabilities
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» Microsoft Releases September 2017 Security Updates
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» Cisco Releases Security Advisories
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» Hurricane-Related Scams
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