Cybersecurity Threats

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Explanation of the Current Alert Level of GUARDED

The alert level is the overall current threat level.

On May 15, the Cyber Threat Alert Level was evaluated and is remaining at Blue (Guarded) due to vulnerabilities in F5, Apache, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Adobe, Siemens, and Mozilla. On May 9, the MS-ISAC released three advisories. The first advisory for a vulnerability in Big F5 BIG-IP Next Central Manager that could allow for remote code execution. The second advisory was for a vulnerability in Apache OFBiz that could allow for remote code execution. The third advisory was for a vulnerability in Google Chrome that could allow for arbitrary code execution. On May 13 the MS-ISAC released an advisory for multiple vulnerabilities in Apple products that could allow for arbitrary code execution. On May 14, the MS-ISAC released five advisories for Google, Microsoft, Adobe, Siemens and Mozilla products as part of Patch Tuesday. Organizations and users are advised to update and apply all appropriate vendor security patches to vulnerable systems and to continue to update their antivirus signatures daily. Another line of defense includes user awareness training regarding the threats posed by attachments and hypertext links contained in emails especially from un-trusted sources.

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Latest Advisory

A Vulnerability in SolarWinds Access Rights Manager Could Allow for Privilege Escalation
15 May 2024
A vulnerability has been discovered in SolarWinds Access Rights Manager that could allow for privilege escalation. Successful exploitation of thi...
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Monthly Advisory for April 2024 

Monthly Advisory for April 2024

In Q1 2024, the Top 10 Malware observed at the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center® (MS-ISAC®) changed slightly from the previous quarter. The downloader SocGholish continues to lead as the Top Malware, making up 60% of the Top 10 Malware. ArechClient2, a .Net-based Remote Access Trojan (RAT), came in second, while CoinMiner, a malicious cryptocurreny miner, was the third most-prevalent malware in Q1 2024. Lumma Stealer, Jupyter, and Ratenjay all returned to the list in Q1. Please see below for more detailed malware descriptions and associated indicators of compromise. Windows operating systems.

Top Malware Q1 2024
  1. SocGholish
  2. Arechclient2
  3. CoinMiner
  4. NanoCore
  5. Agent Tesla
  6. Lumma Stealer
  7. Ratenjay
  8. Jupyter
  9. RogueRaticate
  10. Gh0st
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