Threat Advisory

Threat Advisory: URGENT/11 Zero-Day Vulnerability

Threat Advisory: URGENT/11 Zero-Day Vulnerability

News of the URGENT/11 zero-day vulnerabilities has begun to emerge.  These vulnerabilities affect the VxWorks real-time operating system created by Wind River and may allow a remote attacker to gain full control over an impacted device.  The VxWorks operating system is used by over 2 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices globally including printers, VOIP phones, firewalls, routers, medical equipment,... Read More
July 30, 2019
Threat Advisory: OAuth Phishing Awareness

Threat Advisory: OAuth Phishing Awareness

Traditional phishing messages often target users to deliver malware or obtain credentials. New tools are being released that also enable OAuth abuse in phishing attacks. OAuth has become the de-facto protocol used by companies such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft to manage access to user data across their platforms.   However, this creates an opportunity for an attacker to... Read More
July 24, 2019
Herjavec Group’s Threat Summary Analysis – Q2 2019

Herjavec Group’s Threat Summary Analysis – Q2 2019

Herjavec Group’s Threat Management Team leverages this Quarterly Threat Summary to provide an overview of the most common threats and vulnerabilities seen in customer environments in recent months. While Phishing, Ransomware, Crypto-Jacking and IoT Vulnerabilities were prominent in 2018 and the early months of 2019, we have seen a recent uptick in Business Email Compromises, Credential Stuffing, and Web Application... Read More
June 20, 2019
Cybersecurity CEO: My 3 Tips For Presenting In The Boardroom

Cybersecurity CEO: My 3 Tips For Presenting In The Boardroom

How to effectively engage C-suite executives in your presentations – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – Jun 19, 2019 We all recognize that a cyber breach can significantly impact an organization’s reputation, and valuation. If you’re heading into the boardroom to deliver a presentation on cybersecurity to C-suite executives, then you’d better be ready to speak their language. To start,... Read More
June 19, 2019
Threat Advisory: New Vulnerability Affecting Exim Servers

Threat Advisory: New Vulnerability Affecting Exim Servers

A critical remote code execution vulnerability is actively being scanned for and exploited across the Internet. Known as "Return of the WIZard", the vulnerability (tracked under CVE-2019-10149) affects the Exim mail transfer relays (versions 4.87-4.91), which currently operate on more than half of all mail servers on the Internet. The vulnerability was exploited as early as June 9, 2019. While... Read More
June 13, 2019
Threat Advisory: Remote Desktop Services Vulnerability

Threat Advisory: Remote Desktop Services Vulnerability

This week, Microsoft released a critical update for their Remote Desktop Services (formerly Terminal Services) impacting multiple Windows versions. It is critical that organizations apply the patch as soon as possible because this vulnerability is “wormable”, meaning it is pre-authentication and requires no user interaction. An exploit for this weakness could be used to create malware that would spread similarly... Read More
May 15, 2019
Threat Advisory: TrickBot Malware

Threat Advisory: TrickBot Malware

The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) recently released a security primer on TrickBot. Originally developed in 2016 as a Windows-based banking Trojan, TrickBot has recently seen advancements in its capabilities. The developers behind it have continued to add more features via modules to this potent trojan. With its modular structure, it is able to download new modules from... Read More
March 15, 2019
Herjavec Group’s Threat Summary Analysis

Herjavec Group’s Threat Summary Analysis

Herjavec Group circulates Threat Advisories on a regular basis to share threat intelligence and security recommendations. Our Threat Management Team has provided an overview of the most common threats and vulnerabilities communicated over the last quarter. Phishing, Ransomware, Crypto-Jacking and IoT Vulnerabilities were prominent in 2018. A summary of each threat type, as well as their potential impact and mitigation... Read More
January 31, 2019
Threat Advisory: CERT/CC Reports Critical Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Server

Threat Advisory: CERT/CC Reports Critical Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Server

The CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) has released information on vulnerabilities affecting versions of Microsoft Windows and Windows Server. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), encourages users and administrators to review CERT/CC’s Vulnerability Notes VU#289907 and VU#531281 and Microsoft’s security... Read More
January 4, 2019