Mozilla has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox and Firefox ESR. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.
Cisco has released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities affecting Cisco products. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.
NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the Cisco Security Advisories and Alerts website and apply the necessary updates.
The CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) has released information on problems associated with small office/home office routers using automatic Domain Name System (DNS) registration and autodiscovery. An attacker could exploit these problems to obtain sensitive information.
NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review CERT/CC's VU#598349 for further information and mitigation recommendations.
National Preparedness Month is a good opportunity to assess your emergency preparedness. While general preparedness is essential to getting through an emergency related to a natural disaster, the same is true of preparing for a cyber-related event, such as identity theft or a ransomware infection.
NCCIC encourages users and administrators to be prepared in case of a cyber-related event by regularly backing up files, keeping digital copies of important documents somewhere other than your computer (e.g., in the cloud), and regularly running antivirus scans.
Learn more about individual and family emergency preparedness at Ready.gov. For additional resources on preparing for and responding to unexpected cyber-related events, see Ready.gov/Cybersecurity and the following NCICC Tips: