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SCADA, a network-enabled setup for controlling infrastructure, is hitting the headlines in force for falling victim to cyber scammers. There have been several incidents of unauthorized access to Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems recently, from guessing simple passwords, to full-on spear phishing attacks against a hardware vendor, which were then used to access
"Infrastructure Attacks: The Next Generation?" now includes the speaker notes, which hopefully makes it more interesting and useful.
Greetings, my faithful fans. Did you miss me? I've just had a restful week hiding from the Internet in a remote cottage in Devon, which is why I've been uncharacteristically quiet. Before that, though, I had an interesting and useful week in London mostly centred round the Infosec Europe expo, where apart from wall-to-wall meetings
Kelly Jackson Higgins in a Dark Reading article tells us that Malware Attacks Decline In SCADA, Industrial Control Systems, quoting a report published by the Security Incidents Organization drawing on its Repository of Industrial Security Incidents (RISI) database. One aspect that’s attracted attention on specialist lists is the mention of a large US power company
ESET research reveals a successor to the infamous BlackEnergy APT group targeting critical infrastructure, quite possibly in preparation for damaging attacks
Far-fetched though it may sound, the answer is yes, according to researchers, who show that electrical grids and smart home appliances could make for a dangerous mix
Aiming to protect critical infrastructure against attacks
New research into VPNFilter finds more devices hit by malware that’s nastier than first thought, making rebooting and remediating of routers more urgent.
WeLiveSecurity sat down with David Harley to get a better understanding of Critical Infrastructure and the role he has played in the area throughout his career.
Seven years after Stuxnet first came to light, industrial systems security once again in the spotlight, reports ESET's Robert Lipovsky.
ESET has discovered a Linux variant of the KillDisk component that renders Linux machines unbootable, while encrypting files and requesting a large ransom at the same time.
Your business's CCTV camera could be coughing up your admin passwords. Patch now, or regret later.
ESET's David Harley revisits the Stuxnet phenomenon: How has the way we see the malware and its impact changed?
The recent attacks on the electrical power industry in Ukraine are connected to attacks on the media and to targeted cyber-espionage attacks against Ukrainian governmental agencies.
It’s that time of the year when the information security industry takes part in its annual tradition: coming up with cybercrime predictions and trends for the next 12 months.
Cybersecurity and cybercrime are a hot political topic in America these days, but a history of ignoring warning signs suggests a lack of commitment to acting on the rhetoric.
Can't yet upgrade from XP? Recommendations are being made by Gartner and others for staying (relatively) safe.
Cyber attacks against Industrial Control Systems pose a risk to power plants and other critical infrastructure - and action is needed to ensure nations stay safe, the EU’s cyber security agency ENISA said today.