This report documents the GhostNet – a suspected cyber espionage network of over 1,295 infected computers in 103 countries, 30% of which are high-value targets, including ministries of foreign affairs, embassies, international organizations, news media, and NGOs.
The capabilities of GhostNet are far-reaching. The report reveals that Tibetan computer systems were compromised giving attackers access to [...]
US-CERT is aware of public reports indicating a widespread infection of the Conficker worm, which can infect a Microsoft Windows system from a thumb drive, a network share, or directly across the network if the host is not patched with MS08-067.
The presence of a Conficker infection may be detected if a user is unable to [...]
Sun Releases Updates for Java SE
added March 26, 2009 at 08:54 am
Sun has released updates for Java SE to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, or operate with escalated privileges.
US-CERT encourages users to review the Sun Java SE 6 Update Release Notes and upgrade [...]
As part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for March 2009, Microsoft released updates to address vulnerabilities that affect Microsoft Windows and Windows Server.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker could gain elevated privileges, poison the DNS cache, execute arbitrary code, or cause a vulnerable application to crash.
Microsoft has provided updates for these vulnerabilities in the Microsoft [...]