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6 January 2021 – Mitigate SolarWinds Orion Code Compromise – Supplemental Guidance v3

24 December 2020 – CISA Releases Free Detection Tool for Azure/M365 Environment

17 December 2020 – Advanced Persistent Threat Compromise – SolarWinds

14 December 2020 – SolarWinds Orion Cyber Security Alert

1 December 2020 – Vulnerability in Fortinet firewalls being exploited

20 November 2020 – Nitro PDF users’ email addresses and hashed passwords leaked

16 October 2020 – Microsoft Releases Security Updates to Address Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

1 October 2020 – U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Ransomware Advisory

20 September 2020 – CISA and MS-ISAC Release Ransomware Guide

17 September 2020 – Critical Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Netlogon Remote Protocol

7 September 2020 – Malware being spread via email attachments

4 September 2020 – DoS and DDoS Attacks against Multiple Sectors

1 September 2020 – Technical Approaches to Uncovering and Remediating Malicious Activity

27 August 2020 – Cisco Releases Security Updates

14 August 2020 – Phishing Emails Used to Deploy KONNI Malware

23/07/2020 – Reduce Exposure Across Operational Technologies and Control Systems

15/07/2020 – Critical vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Server

30/06/2020 – EINSTEIN Data Trends – 30-day Lookback

22/06/2020 – ACSC Releases Advisory on Cyber Campaign using Copy-Paste Compromises

16/06/2020 – Active ransomware campaign leveraging remote access technologies

05/06/2020 – Cyber Alerts & Tips – CISA Unpatched Microsoft Systems Vulnerable to CVE 2020 0796

20/05/2020 – Summary of Tradecraft Trends for 2019-20 (ACSC)

12/05/2020 – Top 10 Routinely Exploited Vulnerabilities

05/05/2020 – APT Groups Target Healthcare and Essential Services

08/04/2020 – COVID-19 Exploited by Malicious Cyber Actors

19/03/2020 – SIM swapping attacks

13/03/2020 – Enterprise VPN Security

10/03/2020 – Vulnerability in Exchange Server actively exploited

06/03/2020 – Defending Against COVID-19 Cyber Scams

05/03/2020 – National ‘Slam the Scam’ Day

15/02/2020 – North Korean Malicious Cyber Activity

11/02/2020 – Safer Internet Day

07/02/2020 – ACSC Mailto Ransomware Incidents

26/01/2020 – Microsoft Office 365 Security Observations

24/01/2020 – NSA Releases Guidance on Mitigating Cloud Vulnerabilities

22/01/2020 – IC3 Issues Alert on Employment Scams

14/01/2020 – Critical Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Operating Systems

04/01/2020 – Summary of Terrorism Threat

01/01/2020 – Secure New Internet Connected Devices

04/12/2019 – GCSB encourages leaders to connect with cyber security governance

11/12/2019 – Apple Releases Multiple Security Updates

27/11/2019 – Black Friday Shopping Protect Your Identity

19/11/2019 – Safeguarding Data Before Upgrading Mobile Phones

01/11/2019 – Financial sector targeted in blackmail campaign

24/10/2019 – UK NCSC 2019 Report

16/10/2019 – WordPress Releases Security Update

04/10/2019 – Ransomware

17/06/2019 – BlueKeep Vulnerability

13/05/2019 – Microsoft Office 365 Security Observations

24/01/2019 – DNS Infrastructure Hijacking Campaign

11/10/2018 – Publicly Available Tools Seen in Cyber Incidents Worldwide

20/07/2018 – Emotet Malware

25/05/2018 – Home and Office Routers and Networked Devices

27/03/2018 – Brute Force Attacks


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