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29 Sep 2018 - Alert status: MEDIUM
Facebook security issue affects 50M user accounts
The ACSC is aware of a security issue affecting 50 million Facebook user accounts whereby a flaw in the 'View As' feature allowed attackers to steal Facebook access tokens, which could be used to take over user's accounts. Access tokens are the equivalent of digital keys that allow users to remain logged into Facebook.
01 Jul 2018 - Alert status: CRITICAL
Vulnerability in the Drupal content management system
The ACSC has become aware of a critical vulnerability in the Drupal content management system. This potentially allows attackers to exploit multiple attack vectors on a Drupal site, which could result in the site being completely compromised.
25 May 2018 - Alert status: HIGH
Australian users need to be aware of VPNFilter malware.
17 Apr 2018 - Alert status: HIGH
Routers targeted: Cisco Smart Install feature continues to be targeted by Russian state-sponsored actors
Russian state-sponsored actors are responsible for activity targeting Cisco devices using the Smart Install feature worldwide, including Australia.
15 Nov 2015 - Alert status: HIGH
Web shells being used as attack vectors on networks
This alert highlights the frequent use of web shells as an exploitation vector. Web shells can be used to leverage unauthorised access and can lead to wider network compromise.
Australian Cyber Security Hotline
1300 CYBER1(1300 292 371)