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MOREnet Security News Review -- June 30 - July 4, 2014

Thursday, July 3, 2014

WEEKLY THREAT RESOURCE SITE

Virus Bulletin
 

KNOW YOUR ENEMY – THREAT ID OF THE WEEK

Secluded HiJackRAT – Just when you think you’ve had enough of banking Trojans… Check out the following link for information on a malicious Android app that the Cybercrooks have brewed up.
Secluded HiJackRAT: Monster mobile malware multitool from HELL
 

TOP HEADLINES THIS WEEK

5 DNS Security Risks That Keep You Up At Night
London teen charged over Spamhaus mega-DDoS attacks
Microsoft to shutter security email feed on July 1
How to protect yourself against privileged user abuse
4 password mistakes small companies make and how to avoid them
Microsoft Takes Legal Action to fight Malware: Bladabindi and Jenxcus
Hackers hit more businesses through remote access accounts
Data Breach at Butler University affects over 163,000 individuals
Infamous Banking Malware Adds Email-Sending Feature
Hacker Movies We Love & Hate
Anatomy of a buffer overflow – Google’s “KeyStore” security module for Android
 

VULNERABILITIES AND PATCHES

US-CERT Vulnerability Summary for the Week of June 23, 2014
Apple Security Updates
Php 5.4.30 Released
Cacti Security Update
Bug in WordPress plugin allows unauthorized file upload
Cisco Security Advisory: Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Unified Communications Domain Manager
 

SECURITY TOOLBOX

Probably the Best Free Security List in the World
 

HOW DO THEY DO THAT?

Android Hacking and Security, Part 8: Root Detection and Evasion
 

FEATURED SERVICE

Network Backup  – MOREnet is offering a network backup service for members to back up mission-critical data to an off-site location. Members will have access to a hosted backup service located in a secure data facility that connects directly into the core MOREnet network. Check out the following link for additional features and Benefits. http://www.more.net/services/network-backup
 

UPCOMING TRAINING AND EVENTS

  1. Introduction to Windows 2012 Server Administration – Tuesday, July 22 – Wednesday, July 23, MOREnet, Columbia, MO -- Designed to build a foundation in basic server administration, this class introduces students to many of Windows Server 2012 features. The class includes extensive exercises which reinforce Microsoft Windows Server 2012 network administration skills as they are learned. Click this link to register
  2. Windows 2012 Group Policy – Thursday, July 24, MOREnet, Columbia MO -- Designed to build a foundation in basic server administration, this class introduces students to many of Windows Server 2012 features. The class includes extensive exercises which reinforce Microsoft Windows Server 2012 network administration skills as they are learned. Click this link to register
  3. 2014 MOREnet Annual Conference – Monday, October 27 – Thursday, October 30, Columbia, MO – It’s not always about the technology- It’s also about what the technology can do for you. MOREnet’s Annual Conference is a professional development opportunity that allows our members to choose the track that’s right for you. Do you want to mix and match sessions tracks? That’s okay, too! Click this link for more information

Do you know of any upcoming security-related training events?  Please send them to security@more.net for inclusion in this newsletter.
 

SECURITY AWARENESS TIP OF THE WEEK

Email Do’s and Don’ts – Check out the following link for some reminders about common mistakes people make using email and how to avoid making email our own worst enemy.
SANS OUCH! July 2014