FBI Releases Article on Building a Digital Defense with Credit Reports

Original release date: May 23, 2018 FBI has released an article on using credit reports to build a digital defense against identify theft. FBI explains how identity theft can deal a devastating blow to consumers’ credit history. However, regularly checking the accuracy of credit reports can help consumers minimize risk. NCCIC encourages consumers to review the FBI Article and NCCIC’s Tip on Preventing and Responding to Identity Theft. This product…

May 23, 2018
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VPNFilter Destructive Malware

Original release date: May 23, 2018 NCCIC is aware of a sophisticated modular malware system known as VPNFilter. Devices known to be affected by VPNFilter include Linksys, MikroTik, NETGEAR, and TP-Link networking equipment, as well as QNAP network-attached storage (NAS) devices. Devices compromised by VPNFilter may be vulnerable to the collection of network traffic (including website credentials), as well as the monitoring of Modbus supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)…

May 23, 2018
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Tragedy-Related Scams

Original release date: May 21, 2018 In the wake of the recent Texas school shooting, NCCIC advises users to watch out for possible malicious cyber activity seeking to capitalize on this tragic event. Users should exercise caution in handling emails related to the shooting, even if they appear to originate from trusted sources. Fraudulent emails often contain links or attachments that direct users to phishing or malware-infected websites. Emails requesting…

May 22, 2018
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Tragedy-Related Scams

Original release date: May 21, 2018 In the wake of the recent Texas school shooting, NCCIC advises users to watch out for possible malicious cyber activity seeking to capitalize on this tragic event. Users should exercise caution in handling emails related to the shooting, even if they appear to originate from trusted sources. Fraudulent emails often contain links or attachments that direct users to phishing or malware-infected websites. Emails requesting…

May 22, 2018
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Tragedy-Related Scams

Original release date: May 21, 2018 In the wake of the recent Texas school shooting, NCCIC advises users to watch out for possible malicious cyber activity seeking to capitalize on this tragic event. Users should exercise caution in handling emails related to the shooting, even if they appear to originate from trusted sources. Fraudulent emails often contain links or attachments that direct users to phishing or malware-infected websites. Emails requesting…

May 22, 2018
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ISC Releases Security Advisories for BIND

Original release date: May 18, 2018 The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has released updates that address vulnerabilities in versions of ISC Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND). A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause a denial-of-service condition. NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review ISC Knowledge Base Articles AA-01602 and AA-01606 and apply the necessary updates or workarounds. This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy…

May 19, 2018
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FBI Releases Article on Digital Defense Against ID Theft

Original release date: May 16, 2018 FBI has released an article on building a digital defense against identify theft. FBI explains that the growing number of data breaches put more people at risk of becoming a victim of identity theft. However, implementing basic security practices can help users minimize their risk. NCCIC encourages consumers to review the FBI Article and the following NCCIC Tips for more information: Preventing and Responding…

May 16, 2018
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FBI Releases Article on Digital Defense Against ID Theft

Original release date: May 16, 2018 FBI has released an article on building a digital defense against identify theft. FBI explains that the growing number of data breaches put more people at risk of becoming a victim of identity theft. However, implementing basic security practices can help users minimize their risk. NCCIC encourages consumers to review the FBI Article and the following NCCIC Tips for more information: Preventing and Responding…

May 16, 2018
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Red Hat Addresses DHCP Client Vulnerability

Original release date: May 16, 2018 Red Hat has released security updates to address a vulnerability in its Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) client packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the Red Hat Security Advisory 1567974VMSA and apply the necessary updates. This product is provided subject to…

May 16, 2018
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Red Hat Addresses DHCP Client Vulnerability

Original release date: May 16, 2018 Red Hat has released security updates to address a vulnerability in its Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) client packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the Red Hat Security Advisory 1567974VMSA and apply the necessary updates. This product is provided subject to…

May 16, 2018
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