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  • 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 National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), encourages users and administrators to review the Chrome Releases page and apply the necessary updates.


    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.


  • Microsoft Releases December 2018 Security Updates:
    Original release date: December 11, 2018

    Microsoft has released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to obtain access to sensitive information.

    The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft’s December 2018 Security Update Summary and Deployment Information and apply the necessary updates.

     


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  • Mozilla Releases Security Updates for Firefox:
    Original release date: December 11, 2018

    Mozilla has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Firefox and Firefox ESR. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

    The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), encourages users and administrators to review the Mozilla Security Advisories for Firefox 64 and Firefox ESR 60.4 and apply the necessary updates.

     


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  • Adobe Releases Security Updates:
    Original release date: December 11, 2018

    Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

    The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), encourages users and administrators to review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB18-41 and apply the necessary updates.


    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.


  • Adobe Releases Security Updates:
    Original release date: December 06, 2018

    Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Flash Player installer. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

    NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB18-42 and apply the necessary updates.


    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.


  • Apple Releases Multiple Security Updates:
    Original release date: December 05, 2018

    Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

    NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the Apple security pages for the following products and apply the necessary updates:


    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.


  • Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome:
    Original release date: December 04, 2018

    Google has released Chrome version 71.0.3578.80 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version addresses multiple vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit to take control of an affected system.

    NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the Chrome Releases page and apply the necessary updates.


    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.


  • FTC Issues Alert on Recent Marriott Breach:
    Original release date: December 04, 2018

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an alert to provide affected users with recommended precautions against identity theft after the recent breach of the Marriott International Starwood guest reservation database.

    NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the FTC Alert and the NCCIC Tip on Preventing and Responding to Identity Theft. If you believe you are a victim of identity theft, visit the FTC’s identity theft website to make a report.


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  • SamSam Ransomware:
    Original release date: December 03, 2018

    The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have identified cyber threat actors using SamSam ransomware—also known as MSIL/SAMAS.A—to target industries in the United States and worldwide.

    NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review Alert AA18-337A: SamSam Ransomware and Malware Analysis Reports AR18-337A, AR18-337B, AR18-337C, and AR18-337D for more information.


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  • Protecting Against Identity Theft:
    Original release date: November 29, 2018 | Last revised: December 04, 2018

    As the holidays draw near, many consumers turn to the internet to shop for goods and services. Although online shopping can offer convenience and save time, shoppers should be cautious online and protect personal information against identity theft. Identity thieves steal personal information, such as a credit card, and run up bills in the victim’s name.

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages consumers to review the following tips to help reduce the risk of falling prey to identity theft:

    If you believe you are a victim of identity theft, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s identity theft website to file a report and create a personal recovery plan.


    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.


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