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Alerts & Advisories

Critical Vulnerability in FortiOS SSL-VPN Targeting Governments

27 Jan 2023

Fortinet has issued a warning on a vulnerability affecting several versions of Fortinet FortiOS used in its FortiGate secure socket layer virtual private network (SSL VPN) and firewall products. The security flaw is tracked as CVE-2022-42475 which is rated Critical and assigned a CVSS score of 9.3 out of 10. The attacks are said to be complex and highly targeted at “governmental or government-related targets.” FortiOS is a network security operating system developed by Fortinet, Inc which provides a comprehensive set of networking and security features for organizations across all industries.

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End-of-Life Cisco Business Routers Vulnerable to Remote Attacks

25 Jan 2023

Cisco has warned of two security vulnerabilities affecting Small Business Routers which have reached end-of-life (EoL). Both vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to bypass authentication or execute arbitrary commands on the underlying operating system of an affected device.

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Spike in Telegram Hijacking in Brunei

19 Jan 2023

Telegram takeover involving a money transfer scam has been active in Brunei Darussalam since last year and a recent spike in this scam has been reported to BruCERT in the past month. This is a worrying trend as a growing number of individuals have fallen victim and transferred funds ranging from $200 to $1,000 to the scammers. It is suspected that the number of unreported cases is much higher. The scam is initiated by hijacking a user’s Telegram account, then using the compromised account to request for money from people in the user’s contact list.

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BruCERT offers awareness talks to educate the public and organizations on the importance of cybersecurity and safe online practices.


Our roadshows include interactive activities and demonstrations, and can be customized to suit your organization.

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Is your company prepared for cybersecurity threats?

Use this self-assessment questionnaire to determine your organization's current security posture and identify areas of potential or actual weaknesses.

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