MOREnet Security News Review -- June 1 - 5, 2015

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WEEKLY THREAT RESOURCE SITE

Tracking the FREAK Attack

 

KNOW YOUR ENEMY – THREAT OF THE WEEK

FREAK – It’s been a couple of months since FREAK (Factoring Attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys) was reported and unfortunately it hasn’t gone away. If you haven’t had a chance to find out what it is, check out the “Weekly Threat Resource Site” Link and the following links for information.

FREAK SSL/TLS Vulnerability

FREAK

FREAK Vulnerability Exposes SSL/TLS Security Hole

 

TOP HEADLINES THIS WEEK

SANS OUCH! June 2015

Bug hunting without much tech knowledge or many tools

Hackers Scan All Tor Hidden Services To Find Weaknesses In The ‘Dark Web’

Securing Private and Hybrid Clouds

Microsoft Windows 10: Three Security Features To Know About

Skype can no longer be crashed with these eight characters

Google’s new ‘My Account’ lets you tweak privacy and security settings

Ransomware-as-a-service business up for grabs to highest bidder

Hackers steal files on 4 million US govt workers

Prioritizing Patches: A Risk-Based Approach

 

VULNERABILITIES AND PATCHES

US-CERT Vulnerability Summary for the Week of May 25, 2015++

Recent Vulnerability Information

 

SECURITY TOOLBOX

Nmap-6.49BETA1 Released

Security sleuths, sniff out the stupid from your Oracle DBs

10 Hacking Tools Every Security Professional Should Know Of

Pentest Box

 

HOW DO THEY DO THAT

Stegospoloit – Hacking with Pictures

Exploit kit roundup – early June 2015

Static Analysis of Wireshark by PVS-Studio

Emergency Security Band-Aids with Systemtap

 

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UPCOMING TRAINING AND EVENTS

  1. 2015 MOREnet Annual Conference – Monday, October 5 – Thursday, October 8, 2015, Union Station, St. Louis -- Call for presenters will be open until April 5 and you can register and reserve your room for conference now. If your presentation is accepted, your registration fee for two days of the conference will be refunded. Click here for presenter and registration information.
  2. *CompTIA Network+ -- Monday, June 22 – Friday, June 26, 2015, MOREnet, 221 Stadium Blvd., Ste. 201, Columbia -- This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems to prepare for the CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-005), or who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and acquire the required skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration. Click here to register

*NOTE: This course needs a minimum of 10 attendees and will be withdrawn from the schedule 2 weeks prior to date of training if minimum is not met. Don’t wait till the last minute!

  1. Introduction to Windows 2012 Server Administration – Tuesday, July 14 – Wednesday, July 15, MOREnet 221 Stadium Blvd., Ste. 201, Columbia -- 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 here to register
  2. Windows 2012 Group Policy – Thursday, July 16, MOREnet, 221 Stadium Blvd., Ste. 201, Columbia -- This class is designed to allow students to centrally manage workstations and servers with Group Policy Objects (GPOs) within a Windows Active Directory domain. Click here to register
  3. Mobile Device Administration – Monday, July 20, MOREnet, 221 Stadium Blvd., Ste. 201, Columbia -- This hands-on class in MOREnet’s mobile lab will introduce network administrators and techs to basic features, settings, apps and device management in the mobile environment. Click here to register
  4. Cyber Security Awareness – Social Media and Digital Footprints—Thursday, July 23, 2015—10:00am to 11:30am, Daniel Boone Regional Library, 100 West Broadway, Columbia, MO – This FREE workshop is geared toward parents and grandparents. If you'd like to learn more about Social Media and Digital Footprints, please join us to find out what kids are doing online today and how it can affect their future. No registration necessary.

 

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

 

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