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CCleaner compromised – urgent read

Original article: https://www.theverge.com/2017/9/18/16325202/ccleaner-hack-malware-security Additional source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-security-avast/hackers-compromised-free-ccleaner-software-avasts-piriform-says-idUSKCN1BT0R9 CCleaner Software Compromised Original release date: September 18, 2017 If you have been infected please contact (707) 506-6228, and schedule an appointment to have your PC cleaned Hackers have successfully breached CCleaner’s security to inject malware into the app...

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Petya Ransomware

Original article: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA17-181A Updated article: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA17-181A Alert (TA17-181A) Petya Ransomware Original release date: July 01, 2017 Last revised: July 03, 2017 ******************************************************************** PLEASE VIEW UPDATED ARTICLE HERE ******************************************************************** Systems Affected Microsoft Windows operating systems Overview On June 27, 2017, NCCIC was notified of Petya ransomware...

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Indicators – WannaCry Ransomware

Original article: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA17-132A Alert (TA17-132A) Indicators Associated With WannaCry Ransomware Original release date: May 12, 2017 Last revised: May 15, 2017 Systems Affected Microsoft Windows operating systems Overview According to numerous open-source reports, a widespread ransomware campaign is affecting various organizations with reports of tens...

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HTTPS Interception Weakens TLS Security

Original article: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA17-075A Alert (TA17-075A) HTTPS Interception Weakens TLS Security Original release date: March 16, 2017 Systems Affected All systems behind a hypertext transfer protocol secure (HTTPS) interception product are potentially affected. Overview Many organizations use HTTPS interception products for several purposes, including detecting malware...

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RANSOMWARE VICTIMS URGED TO REPORT INFECTIONS TO FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT

Original article: http://www.ic3.gov/media/2016/160915.aspx Alert Number I-091516-PSA RANSOMWARE VICTIMS URGED TO REPORT INFECTIONS TO FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT Original release date: September 15, 2016 The FBI urges victims to report ransomware incidents to federal law enforcement to help us gain a more comprehensive view of the current...

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Symantec and Norton Security Products Contain Critical Vulnerabilities

Original article: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA16-187A Alert (TA16-187A) Symantec and Norton Security Products Contain Critical Vulnerabilities Original release date: July 5, 2016 Systems Affected All Symantec and Norton branded antivirus products Overview Symantec and Norton branded antivirus products contain multiple vulnerabilities. Some of these products are in widespread...

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BUSINESS E-MAIL COMPROMISE: THE 3.1 BILLION DOLLAR SCAM

Original article: http://www.ic3.gov/media/2016/160614.aspx Alert Number I-061416-PSA BUSINESS E-MAIL COMPROMISE: THE 3.1 BILLION DOLLAR SCAM Original release date: June 14, 2016 This Public Service Announcement (PSA) is an update to the Business E-mail Compromise (BEC) information provided in Public Service Announcements (PSA) 1-012215-PSA and 1-082715a-PSA. This...

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TECH SUPPORT SCAM

Original article: http://www.ic3.gov/media/2016/160602.aspx Alert Number I-060216-PSA TECH SUPPORT SCAM Original release date: June 02, 2016 The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is receiving an increase in complaints related to technical support scams, where the subject claims to be an employee (or an affiliate) of a...

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EXTORTION E-MAIL SCHEMES TIED TO RECENT HIGH-PROFILE DATA BREACHES

Original article: http://www.ic3.gov/media/2016/160601.aspx Alert Number I-060116-PSA EXTORTION E-MAIL SCHEMES TIED TO RECENT HIGH-PROFILE DATA BREACHES Original release date: June 01, 2016 The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) continues to receive reports from individuals who have received extortion attempts via e-mail related to recent high-profile data...

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STOLEN IDENTITY REFUND FRAUD

Original article: http://www.ic3.gov/media/2016/160323.aspx Alert Number I-032316-PSA STOLEN IDENTITY REFUND FRAUD Original release date: March 23, 2016 Each year, criminal actors target US persons and visa holders for Stolen Identity Refund Fraud (SIRF). SIRF is defined as the fraudulent acquisition and use of the Personally Identifiable...

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