Cybersecurity Alerts

March 22, 2019

On March 21, Facebook announced that they had discovered an internal security flaw, in which hundreds of millions of user passwords had been stored in their systems in an unencrypted, plain text, readable

March 15, 2019

On March 8, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) released the publication C

March 8, 2019

This alert contains information about a recent rise in criminal access to retirement and health savings accounts, as well as information about a security vulnerability in the Google Chrome Internet browser.

March 1, 2019

Anonymous posts regarding a virus named “Beyond the Grave” have been circulating in various cybersecurity forums. This virus is purported to specifically target U.S.

February 13, 2019

On February 12, Microsoft issued a series of software fixes that address over 70 security issues, several of which are critical vulnerabilities.

February 12, 2019

On February 8, Krebs on Security reported that a number of AML compliance professionals at credit unions and other financial institutions have recently been t

January 29, 2019

On January 28, the computer emergency response team (CERT) coordination center (CC) for the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University reported a new zero-day vulnerability affecting Microsoft® Exchange

January 8, 2019

On January 7, the National Futures Association (NFA) announced amendments to its existing rules regarding Information Systems Security Programs (ISSPs) that members under its regulatory jurisdiction must follow.

December 20, 2018

On December 19, Microsoft announced the release of a security patch to combat a security hole in its Internet Explorer browser.

December 14, 2018

On December 13, dozens of bomb threats were received at multiple locations across the United States and in several other countries, including Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The bomb threats were sent by email to universities, courthouses, newspapers and multiple business sites.

November 30, 2018

In a speech made this week, Megan Butler from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) outlined the regulator’s cyber expectations for registered firms.

November 21, 2018

On November 19, the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) of the U.S.

November 1, 2018

On October 31, Cisco announced that it has discovered a vulnerability affecting devices running its Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Firepower Threat Defense (

October 2, 2018

On September 28, Facebook announced that it had discovered a breach affecting nearly 50 million Facebook users.