The US-CERT Current Activity web page is a regularly updated summary of the most frequent, high-impact types of security incidents currently being reported to the US-CERT.

Reminder: Malware Can Exploit Improper Configurations

Protect yourself from unwanted—and potentially harmful—files or programs by adhering to vendor-recommended configurations for hardware and software. Doing so in addition to maintaining regular patch maintenance, will help give your systems and networks the best security possible.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the following tips and guidance:

NCSC-NZ Releases Annual Cyber Threat Report

The New Zealand National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC-NZ) has released their annual report detailing cyber threats and incidents affecting New Zealand from July 2018 to June 2019. During this period, NCSC-NZ recorded an increase in the severity of cybersecurity incidents—particularly from state-sponsored threat actors. NCSC-NZ provides enhanced cybersecurity services to New Zealand Government and organizations of national significance against cybersecurity threats.

VMware Releases Security Updates

VMware has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review VMware Security Advisories VMSA-2019-0020 and VMSA-2019-0021 and apply the necessary updates.

Adobe Releases Security Updates

Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple Adobe products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the following Adobe Security Bulletins and apply the necessary updates.

Intel Releases Security Updates

Intel has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the following Intel advisories and apply the necessary updates:

Microsoft Releases November 2019 Security Updates

Microsoft has released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

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