Today's Cyber Alert Level is: Guarded
On September 27, the Cyber Threat Alert Level was evaluated and is remaining at Blue (Guarded) due to vulnerabilities in Drupal, Apple, and Mozilla products. On September 21 the MS-ISAC released two advisories. The first advisory was for a vulnerability in Drupal that could allow for privilege escalation. The second advisory was for multiple vulnerabilities in Apple products, the most severe of which could allow for arbitrary code execution. On September 26, the MS-ISAC released an advisory for multiple vulnerabilities in Mozilla products that could allow for arbitrary code execution. On September 27, the MS-ISAC released an advisory for multiple vulnerabilities in Apple products that could allow for arbitrary code execution. Organizations and users are advised to update and apply all appropriate vendor security patches to vulnerable systems and to continue to update their antivirus signatures daily. Another line of defense includes user awareness training regarding the threats posed by attachments and hypertext links contained in emails especially from un-trusted sources.
Guarded indicates a general risk of increased hacking, virus or other malicious activity. The potential exists for malicious cyber activities, but no known exploits have been identified, or known exploits have been identified but no significant impact has occurred.