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FireEye Cyber Threat Map

The FireEye Cyber threat map provides a visual overview of the source and destination countries of various internet attacks and attack attempts.  It also provides insight into the top industries which are currently experiencing these attacks and/or attempted attacks.  Click the link below to view the map in real-time.

Cyber Threat Map

US-CERT Current Activity

  1. FTC Issues Alert on Tech Support Scams

    Original release date: July 16, 2018

    The Federal Trade Commission has released an alert on tech support scams. Scammers use pop-up messages, websites, emails, and phone calls to entice users to pay for fraudulent tech support services to...

  2. IC3 Warns of Business Email Compromise Scams

    Original release date: July 13, 2018

    The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has released an alert on business email compromise scams. This type of scam targets businesses and individuals by using social engineering or computer...

  3. Juniper Networks Releases Security Updates

    Original release date: July 12, 2018

    Juniper Networks has released security updates to address vulnerabilities affecting multiple Junos OS versions. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected...

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Krebs on Security

  1. ‘LuminosityLink RAT’ Author Pleads Guilty

    A 21-year-old Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to authoring and distributing a popular hacking tool called "LuminosityLink," a malware strain that security experts say was used by thousands of customers to gain unauthorized access to tens of thousands...

  2. Sextortion Scam Uses Recipient’s Hacked Passwords

    Here's a clever new twist on an old email scam that could serve to make the con far more believable. The message purports to have been sent from a hacker who's compromised your computer and used your webcam to record a video of you while you were...

  3. Notorious ‘Hijack Factory’ Shunned from Web

    Score one for the good guys: Bitcanal, a Portuguese Web hosting firm long accused of helping spammers hijack large swaths of dormant Internet address space over the years, was summarily kicked off the Internet this week after a half-dozen of the...

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Security Alerts

  1. TA18-149A: HIDDEN COBRA – Joanap Backdoor Trojan and Brambul Server Message Block Worm

    Original release date: May 29, 2018 | Last revised: May 31, 2018

    Systems Affected

    Network systems

    Overview

    This joint Technical Alert (TA) is the result of analytic efforts between the...

  2. TA18-145A: Cyber Actors Target Home and Office Routers and Networked Devices Worldwide

    Original release date: May 25, 2018 | Last revised: June 07, 2018

    Systems Affected

    • Small office/home office (SOHO) routers
    • Networked devices
    • Network-attached storage (NAS) devices
    ...

  3. TA18-141A: Side-Channel Vulnerability Variants 3a and 4

    Original release date: May 21, 2018 | Last revised: May 22, 2018

    Systems Affected

    CPU hardware implementations

    Overview

    On May 21, 2018, new variants of the side-channel central...

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