The ThreatCon is currently at Level 2: Elevated.
On July 12, Microsoft released its scheduled patch update for July 2016. This month's update covers vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Windows Kernel, Microsoft Windows Print Spooler, Microsoft Windows Secure Boot, .NET Framework, and JScript and VBScript scripting engines. Eleven security bulletins have been released to address these issues.
Customers are advised to apply all patches as soon as possible
Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2016
Symantec ThreatCon Rating The Symantec ThreatCon rating is a measurement of the global threat exposure, delivered as part of Symantec DeepSight Threat Management System.
ThreatCon Level 2
Medium : Increased alertness
This condition applies when knowledge or the expectation of attack activity is present, without specific events occurring or when malicious code reaches a moderate risk rating. Under this condition, a careful examination of vulnerable and exposed systems is appropriate, security applications should be updated with new signatures and/or rules as soon as they become available and careful monitoring of logs is recommended. Changes to the security infrastructure are not required.
Symantec DeepSight Threat Management System tracks security events on a global basis, providing early warning of active attacks. With personalized notification triggers and expert analysis, the system enables enterprises to prioritize IT resources in order to better protect critical information assets against a potential attack. To track security threats, it continuously correlates IDS and firewall attack data from the security systems of over 20,000 partners in over 180 countries, plus virus statistics from the Symantec Digital Immune System and many other human intelligence resources. Experts at Symantec analyze the information to identify active attacks and deliver advanced warning with actionable analyses and countermeasures.