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.
Adobe has released a security advisory to alert users of a vulnerability affecting the following products:
Google has released Chrome 10.0.648.133 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. This update addresses a vulnerability that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Google Chrome Releases blog entry and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.
US-CERT would like to warn users of potential email scams, fake antivirus and phishing attacks regarding the Japan earthquake and the tsunami disasters. Email scams may contain links or attachments which may direct users to phishing or malware-laden websites. Fake antivirus attacks may come in the form of pop-ups which flash security warnings and ask the user for credit card information. Phishing emails and websites requesting donations for bogus for charitable organizations commonly appear after these types of natural disasters.
US-CERT encourages users to take the following measures to protect themselves: