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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. Bomb Threats Emailed Around the World

    Original release date: December 13, 2018

    The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), is aware of a worldwide email campaign targeting...

  2. WordPress Releases Security Update

    Original release date: December 13, 2018 | Last revised: December 14, 2018

    WordPress 5.0 and prior versions are affected by multiple vulnerabilities. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected...

  3. Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome

    Original release date: December 12, 2018

    Google has released Chrome Version 71.0.3578.98 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version addresses a vulnerability that an attacker could exploit to take control of an affected system.

    The...

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Krebs on Security

  1. Spammed Bomb Threat Hoax Demands Bitcoin

    A new email extortion scam is making the rounds, threatening that someone has planted bombs within the recipient's building that will be detonated unless a hefty bitcoin ransom is paid by the end of the business day.

  2. Scanning for Flaws, Scoring for Security

    Is it fair to judge an organization's information security posture simply by looking at its Internet-facing assets for weaknesses commonly sought after and exploited by attackers, such as outdated software or accidentally exposed data and devices?...

  3. Patch Tuesday, December 2018 Edition

    Adobe and Microsoft each released updates today to tackle critical security weaknesses in their software. Microsoft's December patch batch is relatively light, addressing more than three dozen vulnerabilities in Windows and related applications....

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Security Alerts

  1. AA18-337A: SamSam Ransomware

    Original release date: December 03, 2018

    Summary

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are issuing...

  2. TA18-331A: 3ve – Major Online Ad Fraud Operation

    Original release date: November 27, 2018

    Systems Affected

    Microsoft Windows

    Overview

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

  3. AA18-284A: Publicly Available Tools Seen in Cyber Incidents Worldwide

    Original release date: October 11, 2018

    Summary

    This report is a collaborative research effort by the cyber security authorities of five nations: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States...

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