Critical Infrastructure

Industrial Cyberattacks Get Rarer but More Complex
Posted on Friday September 25, 2020

The first half of 2020 saw decreases in attacks on most ICS sectors, but oil/gas firms and building automation saw upticks.

Cisco Patch-Palooza Tackles 29 High-Severity Bugs
Posted on Thursday September 24, 2020

Patches and workaround fixes address flaws on networking hardware running Cisco IOS XE software.

Critical Industrial Flaws Pose Patching Headache For Manufacturers
Posted on Wednesday September 23, 2020

When it comes to patching critical flaws, industrial firms face various challenges - with some needing to shut down entire factories in order to apply updates.

DHS Issues Dire Patch Warning for ‘Zerologon’
Posted on Monday September 21, 2020

The deadline looms for U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s emergency directive for federal agencies to patch against the so-called ‘Zerologon’ vulnerability.

Bluetooth Spoofing Bug Affects Billions of IoT Devices
Posted on Wednesday September 16, 2020

The 'BLESA' flaw affects the reconnection process that occurs when a device moves back into range after losing or dropping its pairing, Purdue researchers said.

Ransomware And Zoom-Bombing: Cyberattacks Disrupt Back-to-School Plans
Posted on Thursday September 10, 2020

Cyberattacks have caused several school systems to delay students' first day back - and experts warn that new COVID-related delays could be the new "snow days."

Critical Flaws in 3rd-Party Code Allow Takeover of Industrial Control Systems
Posted on Wednesday September 09, 2020

Researchers warn of critical vulnerabilities in a third-party industrial component used by top ICS vendors like Rockwell Automation and Siemens.

CEOs Could Be Held Personally Liable for Cyberattacks that Kill
Posted on Monday September 07, 2020

As IT systems, IoT and operational technology converge, attacks on cyber-physical systems in industrial, healthcare and other scenarios will come with dire consequences, Gartner predicts.

Cisco Warns of Active Exploitation of Flaw in Carrier-Grade Routers
Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2020

Multiple flaws in system software that causes errors in packet handling could allow an attacker to consume memory and crash devices.

Shoring Up the 2020 Election: Secure Vote Tallies Aren’t the Problem
Posted on Tuesday August 25, 2020

With many in the public sphere warning about a potential compromise of the integrity of the Presidential Election, security researchers instead flag online resources and influence campaigns as the biggest problem areas.