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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.

IC3 Issues Internet Crime Report for 2014

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has released its Internet Crime Report for 2014, indicating that scams relating to social media—including doxing, click-jacking, and pharming—have increased substantially over the past five years.

US-CERT encourages users to review the IC3 Alert for details and refer to the US-CERT Tip ST04-014 for information on social engineering and phishing attacks.

Google Releases Security Update for Chrome

Google has released Chrome version 43.0.2357.65 for Windows, Mac, and Linux to address multiple vulnerabilities. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Google Chrome blog entry and apply the necessary updates.

Cisco Releases Security Advisories for TelePresence Products

Cisco has released two security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities in TelePresence products. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to bypass system authentication, execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges, or cause a denial-of-service condition.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Cisco Advisories cisco-sa-20150513-tc and cisco-sa-20150513-tp and apply the necessary updates.


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