Bhutan Computer Incident Response Team (BtCIRT) is a part of Department of Information Technology and Telecom, Ministry of Information and Communication. BtCIRT mission is to enhance cyber security in Bhutan by enabling cyber security information coordination and by establishing computer security incident handling capabilities within the country. The BtCIRT’s mandate has been approved by the Lhengye Zhungtshog/Cabinet vide Government order number C-2/104/310 dated 20th May 2016.The team has commenced its operation from April 2016. For detailed mandate and roles of the team, click here.

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  • Security updates for Chrome

    Chrome version 63.0.3239.84  has been released for Mac, Linux and Windows to address vulnerabilities affecting earlier versions. If left unpatched, attackers could exploit them and gain complete control of the system. BtCIRT encourages users and administrators to review the Chrome Releases for more details on affected products and required actions. Patch and be protected.  read more »
  • Security Updates from Apple

    Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in earlier version of iOS , macOS High Sierra, tvOS and watchOS. If left unpatched, attackers could exploit them and gain complete control of the system. BtCIRT encourages users and administrators to review the  Apple security updates for more details on affected products and required actions. Patch and be protected.read more »
  • Security Updates from Cisco

    Cis co has released security to address Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco WebEx Recording Format and Advanced Recording Format Players. If left unpatched, attackers could exploit them and gain complete control of the system. BtCIRT encourages users and administrators to review the  Cisco Security Advisory  for more details on affected products and required actions. Patch and be protected.read more »
  • Security Update from Apple

    Apple has released Security update to address the administrative bypass bug in Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.1. If left unpatched, attackers could gain admin control of your system. BtCIRT encourages users and administrators to review the Security Update 2017-001  for more details and required actions. For detailed information on the vulnerability please visit www.kb.cert.org    Patch and be protected.  read more »
  • Major Bug in MacOS High Sierra 10.13.1

    BtCIRT has known from different sources that the latest version of MacOS High Sierra 10.13.1 has a major security bug that allows full admin access using root user without password. While apple might fix the issue, in the mean time BtCIRT recommends all users and administrators to take following measure to ensure you are not victimized. Open Terminal and run the following command to change password for root user.  $  passwd root Old Password: [hit enter to assuming  it to be blank] New Password: [Give a strong password] …read more »