putting out an alert about Hurricane Harvey phishing schemes is 100% the right action, according to Stu Sjouwerman, CEO of KnowBe4.
According to US-CERT
, a part of the Department of Homeland Security's National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, WordPress 4.
advises users to carefully vet emails to confirm they are from a trusted source.
has released its own notification, calling on Windows users to uninstall the software (Mac users are not affected).
Computer Emergency Readiness Team on Wednesday requesting the precise dates for when the OPM contacted US-CERT
s advisory said, This vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild, and exploited code is publicly available, saying further, We are currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem.
The conference is hosted by the Government Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (GFIRST), in cooperation with US-CERT
(United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team).
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The US Government-run Computer Emergency Readiness Team, US-CERT
, has cautioned not to open any malicious links or attachments.
now handles the distribution of security alerts via e-mail; those interested in receiving these alerts can sign up on the US-CERT
To help small businesses tackle this problem, US-CERT
and the MultiState Information Sharing and Analysis Center have joined forces to present a series of free national Webcasts.