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FireEye Cyber Threat Map

The FireEye Cyber threat map provides a visual overview of the source and destination countries of various internet attacks and attack attempts.  It also provides insight into the top industries which are currently experiencing these attacks and/or attempted attacks.  Click the link below to view the map in real-time.

Cyber Threat Map

US-CERT Current Activity

  1. FTC Releases Article on Choosing VPN Apps for Mobile Phones

    Original release date: February 22, 2018

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued guidance to consumers considering using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) for their mobile phones. Some mobile phone users choose to use VPNs to shield...

  2. Drupal Releases Security Updates

    Original release date: February 21, 2018

    Drupal has released an advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities in Drupal 7.x and 8.4.x. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to obtain access to sensitive...

  3. IC3 Issues Alert on Increase in W-2 Phishing Campaigns

    Original release date: February 21, 2018

    The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued an alert on the increase in W-2-related phishing campaigns. Fraudsters often use tax-related phishing emails to get victims to provide...

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Krebs on Security

  1. Chase ‘Glitch’ Exposed Customer Accounts

    Multiple Chase.com customers have reported logging in to their bank accounts, only to be presented with another customer's bank account details. Chase has acknowledged the incident, saying it was caused by a two an internal "glitch" Wednesday evening...

  2. Money Laundering Via Author Impersonation on Amazon?

    Patrick Reames had no idea why Amazon.com sent him a 1099 form saying he'd made almost $24,000 selling books via Createspace, the company's on-demand publishing arm. That is, until he searched the site for his name and discovered someone has been...

  3. IRS Scam Leverages Hacked Tax Preparers, Client Bank Accounts

    Identity thieves who specialize in tax refund fraud have been busy of late hacking online accounts at multiple tax preparation firms, using them to file phony refund requests. Once the Internal Revenue Service processes the return and deposits money...

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Security Alerts

  1. TA18-004A: Meltdown and Spectre Side-Channel Vulnerability Guidance

    Original release date: January 04, 2018 | Last revised: February 10, 2018

    Systems Affected

    CPU hardware implementations

    Overview

    On January 3, 2018, the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration...

  2. TA17-318B: HIDDEN COBRA – North Korean Trojan: Volgmer

    Original release date: November 14, 2017 | Last revised: November 22, 2017

    Systems Affected

    Network systems

    Overview

    This joint Technical Alert (TA) is the result of analytic efforts between the Department...

  3. TA17-318A: HIDDEN COBRA – North Korean Remote Administration Tool: FALLCHILL

    Original release date: November 14, 2017 | Last revised: November 22, 2017

    Systems Affected

    Network systems

    Overview

    This joint Technical Alert (TA) is the result of analytic efforts between the Department...

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