Information Security

Adobe Releases Security Updates for Acrobat and Reader

Original release date: January 12, 2016 Adobe has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Acrobat and Reader. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system. Users and administrators are encouraged to review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB16-02 and apply the necessary updates. This product Read more about Adobe Releases Security Updates for Acrobat and Reader[…]

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Mozilla Releases Security Updates

Original release date: January 08, 2016 Mozilla has released security updates to address a vulnerability in Firefox. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information from an affected system. Available updates include:     Firefox 43.0.2     Firefox ESR 38.5.2 US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Mozilla Security Advisory 2015-150 Read more about Mozilla Releases Security Updates[…]

Apple Releases Security Update for QuickTime

Original release date: January 08, 2016 Apple has released a security update to address multiple vulnerabilities in QuickTime for Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to take control of an affected system. Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Apple security update page for QuickTime Read more about Apple Releases Security Update for QuickTime[…]

Joomla Releases Security Update for CMS

Original release date: December 22, 2015 Joomla has released version 3.4.7 of its content management system (CMS) software to address two vulnerabilities. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected website. Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Joomla Release News and US-CERT’s Alert on Read more about Joomla Releases Security Update for CMS[…]

IRS Releases Fifth Tax Security Tip

Original release date: December 22, 2015 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released the fifth in a series of tips intended to help the public protect personal and financial data online and at home. This tip focuses on guarding personal information for family members who are susceptible to malicious attacks. Recommendations include keeping security software Read more about IRS Releases Fifth Tax Security Tip[…]

Personal Device Security During the Holiday Season

Original release date: December 21, 2015 As the winter holiday travel season begins, US-CERT and Stop.Think.Connect would like to remind users to be mindful of the security risks associated with portable devices such as smart phones, tablets, and laptops. These devices offer a range of conveniences such as allowing us to order gifts on-the-go, providing Read more about Personal Device Security During the Holiday Season[…]

IRS Releases Fourth Tax Security Tip

Original release date: December 17, 2015 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released the fourth in a series of tips intended to help the public protect personal and financial data online and at home. This tip focuses on protecting your passwords. Recommendations include creating longer and more complex passwords, not using the same passwords for Read more about IRS Releases Fourth Tax Security Tip[…]