Alerts & Tips
USF Cybersecurity experts offer advice for strong passwords - WFLA
March 3, 2014 Do you ever change your passwords? How long are they and do you think they are hacker-proof?
Verizon customers beware: This crazy new scam could steal control of your account - BGR
February 26, 2014 New scams looking to swindle people out of their hard-earned money are devised every day, and one particularly devious scheme targeting Verizon Wireless subscribers is now gaining notoriety.
Google Releases Google Chrome Update - US-CERT
February 24, 2014 Google has released Google Chrome 33.0.1750.124 for several Chrome OS devices.
Time to Harden Your Hardware? - Krebs on Security
February 18, 2014 Last week, the SANS Internet Storm Center began publishing data about an ongoing attack from self-propagating malware that infects some home and small-office wireless routers from Linksys.
Number of the Week: 10 Million Malicious Android Apps - Kaspersky Lab Daily
February 6, 2014 In late January, Kaspersky Lab had accumulated about 200,000 unique samples of mobile malware, up 34% from November 2013, at which time we had recorded only 148,000 samples.
Sochi 2014 Olympic Games - US-CERT
February 4, 2014 Whether traveling to Sochi, Russia for the XXII Olympic Winter Games, or viewing the games from locations abroad, there are several cyber-related risks to consider.
File Your Taxes Before the Fraudsters Do - Krebs on Security
February 3, 2014 Jan. 31 marked the start of the 2014 tax filing season, and if you haven't yet started working on your returns, here's another reason to get motivated: Tax fraudsters and identity thieves may very well beat you to it.
Adblock Plus For Safari Is Finally Available - Kaspersky Lab Daily
January 31, 2014 The days of nasty pop-ups and overlays, flashy GIFs with saucy content, auto-playing video commercials and other less-than acceptable, intrusive and distracting advertisements are gone.
Cisco Releases Multiple Security Advisories - US-CERT
January 22, 2014 Cisco has released three security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities.
Google Releases Google Chrome Updates - US-CERT
January 16, 2014 Google has released Google Chrome 32.0.1700.95 for all Chrome OS devices.
Cisco Releases Security Advisory for Cisco Secure Access Control System - US-CERT
January 15, 2014 Cisco has released a security advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco Secure Access Control System (ACS).
BlackBerry Releases Security Advisory - US-CERT
January 15, 2014 BlackBerry has released a security advisory that addresses Adobe® Flash® remote code execution vulnerabilities.
Microsoft Releases Advance Notification for January Security Bulletin - US-CERT
January 10, 2014 Microsoft has issued a Security Bulletin Advance Notification indicating its January release will contain four bulletins.
UK CPNI Releases Spear Phishing Paper - US-CERT
December 30, 2013 The United Kingdom's Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) has recently released a paper titled "Spear Phishing - Understanding the Threat".
Apple Releases Security Updates for Safari - US-CERT
December 18, 2013 Apple has released security updates for Safari 6.1.1 and Safari 7.0.1 to address multiple vulnerabilities.
Adobe Releases Security Updates for Adobe Flask Player - US-CERT
December 11, 2013 Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player to address multiple vulnerabilities.
Vulnerability Summary for the Week of December 2, 2013 - US-CERT
December 9, 2013 The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week.