Category Archives: Vulnerabilities
Apple phone owners watch out ! Difficult-to-Detect Phishing Attack Can Steal Your Apple ID Password

Can you detect which one of the above screens—asking an iPhone user for iCloud password—is original and which is fake? Well, you would agree that both screenshots are almost identical,…

Google Researcher Publishes PoC Exploit for Apple iPhone Wi-Fi Chip Hack

You have now another good reason to update your iPhone to newly released iOS 11—a security vulnerability in iOS 10 and earlier now has a working exploit publicly available. Gal…

September 2017

Updates fromthe Associate Vice President for IT and CIO September 2017   Helping the SLATE grant to be part of a new national research platform: Robert Gardner, senior fellow at…

May 2017

Updates fromthe Associate Vice President for IT and CIO May 2017   Saving faculty time supporting students in undergraduate statistics: RStudio is a free, open-source development environment software used by…

April 2017

Updates fromthe Associate Vice President for IT and CIO April 2017   Online add/drop for Spring Quarter: On March 13, at 9 a.m., the Academic Information System (AIS) opened the…

March 2017

Updates fromthe Associate Vice President for IT and CIO March 2017   New reporting platform delivers student information dashboards to academic departments: In February, 250 faculty and staff in academic…

February 2017

Updates fromthe Associate Vice President for IT and CIO February 2017   IT Rationalization project drafting cost-savings business cases: With data collection from Updates from the Associate Vice President for…

Blueborne, the latest Bluetooth vulnerability

Because you need to know what’s up and what to do about it. We got to see something cool and terrible (yes, it’s possible to be both at the same…

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – August 2017

This month the vendor has patched 48 vulnerabilities, 26 of which are rated Critical.Read More Source: U Chicago Edu Microsoft Patch Tuesday – August 2017

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – July 2017

This month the vendor has patched 54 vulnerabilities, 19 of which are rated Critical.Read More Source: U Chicago Edu Microsoft Patch Tuesday – July 2017

TA17-181A: Petya Ransomware

Original release date: July 01, 2017 Systems Affected Microsoft Windows operating systems Overview On June 27, 2017, NCCIC was notified of Petya ransomware events occurring in multiple countries and affecting…

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – June 2017

This month the vendor has released 94 vulnerabilities, 18 of which are rated Critical.Read More Source: U Chicago Edu Microsoft Patch Tuesday – June 2017

TA17-164A: HIDDEN COBRA – North Korea’s DDoS Botnet Infrastructure

Original release date: June 13, 2017 Systems Affected Networked Systems Overview This joint Technical Alert (TA) is the result of analytic efforts between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and…

TA17-163A: CrashOverride Malware

Original release date: June 12, 2017 Systems Affected Industrial Controls Systems Overview The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) is aware of public reports from ESET and Dragos outlining…

TA17-156A: Reducing the Risk of SNMP Abuse

Original release date: June 05, 2017 Systems Affected SNMP enabled devices Overview The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) may be abused to gain unauthorized access to network devices. SNMP provides…

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