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06 Jul 2020
TMUI remote code execution vulnerability - CVE-2020-5902
The ACSC advises users of F5’s enterprise and data centre BIG-IP products to ensure their systems are promptly patched after the recent disclosure of new remote code execution vulnerability.
25 May 2020
DDoS threats being made against Australian organisations
The Australian Signals Directorate's Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is aware of a number of Denial of Service (DoS) for ransom threats being made against Australian organisations, primarily in the banking and finance sector.
22 May 2020
Active exploitation of vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Services
The Australian Signals Directorate’s Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is aware that sophisticated actors are actively exploiting a deserialisation vulnerability existing in all versions of Microsoft’s Internet Information Services (IIS) using the .NET framework (.NET). The vulnerability exploits the service’s VIEWSTATE parameter to allow for remote code execution by unauthorised users.
2019-126: Vulnerable version of Telerik UI being actively exploited by APT actor
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has become aware that Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actors have been scanning for and attempting exploitation against unpatched versions of Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX using publicly available exploits. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to upload files to the vulnerable server to facilitate further compromise.
20 May 2020
Summary of Tradecraft Trends for 2019-20
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) investigated and responded to numerous cyber security incidents during 2019 and 2020 so far.
08 May 2020
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actors targeting Australian health sector organisations and COVID-19 essential services
The Australian Signals Directorate’s (ASD) Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is aware that Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actors are actively targeting health sector organisations and medical research facilities.
29 Jan 2020
Processors can be exploited by Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities
Security researchers have developed methods involving speculative execution to read kernel memory from user space on a variety of processors from a range of vendors produced in the last decade. These methods have been referred to as Meltdown and Spectre.
13 Jan 2020
Active exploitation of critical vulnerability in Citrix Application Delivery Controller and Citrix Gateway
The Australian Signals Directorate’s Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is aware of ongoing attempts to exploit a critical vulnerability in Citrix Application Delivery Controller (ADC) (formerly known as NetScaler ADC), Citrix Gateway (formerly known as NetScaler Gateway) and Citrix SD-WAN WANOP.
05 Aug 2019
2019-130: Password spray attacks
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is aware of a high volume of ongoing password spray attacks targeting Australian organisations.
06 May 2019
Microsoft SharePoint CVE-2019-0604
The ACSC is aware of malicious cyber actors successfully exploiting a Microsoft SharePoint vulnerability in order to implant web shells on compromised hosts.
01 Jul 2018
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
Australian users need to be aware of VPNFilter malware.
17 Apr 2018
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
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.
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