CISA adds 17 vulnerabilities to list of bugs exploited in attacks

This week, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added seventeen actively exploited vulnerabilities to the ‘Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. The ‘Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog’ is a list of vulnerabilities that have been seen abused by threat actors in attacks Read More …

CISA: Implement Cybersecurity Measures Now to Protect Against Potential Critical Threats

Every organization in the United States is at risk from cyber threats that can disrupt essential services and potentially result in impacts to public safety. Over the past year, cyber incidents have impacted many companies, non-profits, and other organizations, large Read More …

Mitigating Log4Shell and Other Log4j-Related Vulnerabilities

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Security Agency (NSA), Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS), the Computer Emergency Response Team New Zealand (CERT NZ), the New Zealand Read More …

Readout Of CISA Call With Critical Infrastructure Partners On Log4j Vulnerabilities And The Need For Increased Vigilance This Holiday Season

WASHINGTON – This afternoon, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) held a call with critical infrastructure entities from the public and private sectors to emphasize the importance of remaining vigilant against cyber threats over the holiday season, particularly with Read More …

CISA Issues Emergency Directive Requiring Federal Agencies To Mitigate Apache Log4j Vulnerabilities

WASHINGTON – The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued Emergency Directive (ED) 22-02 today requiring federal civilian departments and agencies to assess their internet-facing network assets for the Apache Log4j vulnerabilities and immediately patch these systems or implement other appropriate mitigation measures. This Directive will be updated to further drive additional mitigation actions. The Read More …

CISA Issues Apache Log4j Vulnerability Guidance

CISA and its partners, through the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative, are responding to active, widespread exploitation of a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) in Apache’s Log4j software library, versions 2.0-beta9 to 2.14.1, known as “Log4Shell” and “Logjam.” Log4j Read More …

DHS Announces New Cybersecurity Requirements for Surface Transportation Owners and Operators

WASHINGTON – DHS’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced two new Security Directives and additional guidance for voluntary measures to strengthen cybersecurity across the transportation sector in response to the ongoing cybersecurity threat to surface transportation systems and associated infrastructure. Read More …

Iranian Government-Sponsored APT Cyber Actors Exploiting MS Exchange and Fortinet Vulnerabilities in Furtherance of Malicious Activities

This joint cybersecurity advisory is the result of an analytic effort among the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), and the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Read More …

BrakTooth Proof of Concept Tool Demonstrates Bluetooth Vulnerabilities

On November 1, 2021, researchers publicly released a BrakTooth proof-of-concept (PoC) tool to test Bluetooth-enabled devices against potential Bluetooth exploits using the researcher’s software tools. BrakTooth—originally disclosed in August 2021—is a family of security vulnerabilities in commercial Bluetooth stacks. An Read More …

CISA Binding Operational Directive 22-01 – Reducing the Significant Risk of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities

A binding operational directive is a compulsory direction to federal, executive branch, departments and agencies for purposes of safeguarding federal information and information systems. Section 3553(b)(2) of title 44, U.S. Code, authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Read More …