Advisories & Alerts

  • [SingCERT] SSLv3 "POODLE" Vulnerability 16 October 2014

    The Secure Sockets Layer version 3.0 is an old version of security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a server and a client.

  • [SingCERT] Leaked Dropbox Passwords 14 October 2014

    Online reports have revealed that some Dropbox accounts have been compromised. According to Dropbox’s media statement, the usernames and passwords were stolen from other services and they have since reset the "small number" of affected accounts.

  • [SingCERT] Bash Vulnerability 26 September 2014

    On 24th of September 2014, a vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271) affecting all Bash version 4.3 and below was reported in GNU Bash. The GNU Bash command-line shell is used in UNIX Operating Systems, including AIX, HPUX, Linux, Solaris and OSX.

  • [SingCERT] Protecting your Personal Data 22 September 2014

    A group, by the name of “The Knowns”, posted the personal data of customers from a Singapore company online to express their displeasure over recent policy changes.

  • [SingCERT] Protection of Data 16 September 2014

    A group, by the name of “The Knowns”, posted the personal data of customers from a Singapore company online to express their displeasure over recent policy changes.

  • [SingCERT] Advisory for 5 Million Gmail Password Dump 11 September 2014

    A list of almost 5 million Gmail accounts and passwords were posted online on Tuesday.
    Google has reset the affected accounts and affected users are advised to change their passwords immediately.

  • [SingCERT] Microsoft Security Bulletin for August 2014 13 August 2014

    Microsoft has released 9 bulletins this month to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office, Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft .NET Framework.

  • [SingCERT] Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player 13 August 2014

    Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 14.0.0.145 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.394 and earlier versions for Linux.

  • [SingCERT] Security updates available for Adobe Reader 13 August 2014

    Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Reader and Acrobat XI (11.0.07) and earlier versions for Windows.

  • [SingCERT] Advisory on Ransomware 11 June 2014

    There are millions of new types of malware detected every year - some of which affect computers and others mobile devices. Malaware that locks or encrypts users' information and demands a ransom to unlock it is known as ransomware.