Jun 18 2018

FTC, Partners Help Small Businesses Stop Scams

Original release date: June 18, 2018

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched Operation Main Street, an effort with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and law enforcement to educate small business owners on how to stop scams targeting their businesses. Accordingly, FTC released Scams and Your Small Business, a guide for businesses detailing how to avoid, identify, and report scams.

NCCIC encourages business owners and other consumers to review the FTC article and NCCIC's Resources for Small and Midsize Businesses.


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Jun 14 2018

North Korean Malicious Cyber Activity

Original release date: June 14, 2018

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have identified Trojan malware variants—referred to as TYPEFRAME—used by the North Korean government. The U.S. Government refers to malicious cyber activity by the North Korean government as HIDDEN COBRA.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Malware Analysis Report (MAR) 10135536-12 and the US-CERT page on HIDDEN COBRA - North Korean Malicious Cyber Activity for more information.


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Jun 13 2018

ISC Releases Security Advisory for BIND

Original release date: June 13, 2018

The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has released a security advisory that addresses a vulnerability affecting multiple versions of ISC Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND). A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.

NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the ISC Knowledge Base Article AA-01616 and apply the necessary workarounds.


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Jun 13 2018

Intel Releases Security Advisory on Lazy FP State Restore Vulnerability

Original release date: June 13, 2018

Intel has released recommendations to address a vulnerability—dubbed Lazy FP state restore—affecting Intel Core-based microprocessors. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain access to sensitive information.

NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review Intel's Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00145, apply the necessary mitigations, and refer to software vendors for appropriate patches, when available.


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