CISA and CNMF Identify a New Malware Variant

Original release date: October 1, 2020

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) Cyber National Mission Force (CNMF) have identified a malware variant—referred to as SLOTHFULMEDIA—used by a sophisticated cyber actor. In addition, U.S. Cyber Command has released the malware sample to the malware aggregation tool and repository, VirusTotal.

CISA encourages users and administrators to review Malware Analysis Report MAR-10303705-1.v1 and U.S. Cyber Command’s VirusTotal page for more information.

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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Original release date: October 1, 2020

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), which is a collaborative effort between the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and its public and private partners—including the National Cyber Security Alliance—to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safe and secure online. This year’s theme, “Do your Part. #BeCyberSmart.,” encourages individuals and organizations to take proactive steps to enhance cybersecurity and protect their part of cyberspace.

CISA encourages individuals and organizations to review the NCSAM 2020 page for ways to participate in and promote NCSAM.

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