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 repair problems that don’t exist. Users should not pay or give control of their devices to any stranger offering to fix problems.
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 intrusion to compromise legitimate email accounts and conduct unauthorized fund transfers or obtain personally identifiable information.
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 system.
NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the Juniper Security Advisories website and apply the necessary updates.