Safety and Security

Watch the Safety & Security category of our News postings for matters concerning your online safety and security.

Latest Threats - Worms, Trojans & Other Malware

January 18, 2017
JS.Downloader!gen29
Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
January 18, 2017
W97M.Downloader.K
Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
January 17, 2017
Exp.CVE-2016-7256
Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
January 16, 2017
Trojan.Mestep
Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
January 12, 2017
Backdoor.Akdoor
Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Top Security Risks

December 20, 2016
Adware.BuzzIt
Type: Adware.
December 13, 2016
PUA.Zcashminer
Type: Potentially Unwanted App.
December 7, 2016
Tartemi.B
Type: Security Assessment Tool.
December 7, 2016
Tartemi.A
Type: Security Assessment Tool.
November 30, 2016
OSX.InstallMiez
Type: Potentially Unwanted App.

Top Security Vulnerabilities

January 10, 2017
Microsoft Identity Model Extensions Token Signing Verification Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Type: Vulnerability. Microsoft Identity Model Extensions is prone to a privilege-escalation vulnerability; fixes are available.
January 10, 2017
Microsoft Windows LSASS CVE-2017-0004 Denial of Service Vulnerability
Type: Vulnerability. Microsoft Windows LSASS is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability; fixes are available.
November 8, 2016
Microsoft Windows Kernel 'Win32k.sys' CVE-2016-7255 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Type: Vulnerability. Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability; fixes are available.
January 10, 2017
Microsoft Office CVE-2017-0003 Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Type: Vulnerability. Microsoft Office is prone to a remote memory-corruption vulnerability; fixes are available.
January 10, 2017
Microsoft Edge CVE-2017-0002 Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Type: Vulnerability. Microsoft Edge is prone to a remote privilege-escalation vulnerability; fixes are available.