Cetori Virus Ransomware

The BtCIRT has recently been alerted of a new ransomeware attack known as the Cetori Virus Ransomware. The team would like system administrators and users in general to be informed and protect yourself from this attack: Description: The Cetori is a virus based on the code of STOP ransomware. It drops an executable file on the system to trigger a sophisticated infection process. Once the ransomware is running on the system it becomes able to pass through several attack stages. Such kind of malware primarily aims to find valuable personal files stored on the infected PCs and encrypt them with […]

Secure Coding Workshop

A weeklong (19-23 August, 2019) Workshop on Secure Coding organised by the Bhutan Computer Incident Response Team (BtCIRT) under the Department of Information Technology and Telecom, MoIC is currently underway. The program is being supported by Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) and European Union(EU) through Asi@Connect Project coordinated by TEIN*CC. The workshop has over 50 participants with application development or system administration backgrounds from various organisations including colleges, ISPs, financial institutions, corporations, government offices and private sector agencies .

Microsoft Releases August 2019 Security Updates

Microsoft has released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. Therefore,BtCIRT recommend users and administrators to review the Microsoft’s August 2019 Security Update Summary and Deployment Information and apply the necessary updates.

Adobe Releases Security Updates

Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple Adobe products. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. Therefore,BtCIRT recommend users and administrators to review the following Adobe Security Bulletins and apply the necessary updates: After Effects CC APSB19-31 Character Animator CC APSB19-32 Premiere Pro CC APSB19-33 Prelude CC APSB19-35 Creative Cloud Desktop Application APSB19-39 Acrobat and Reader APSB19-41 Experience Manager APSB19-42 Photoshop CC APSB19-44