Critical Infrastructure

Critical CODESYS Bug Allows Remote Code Execution
Posted on Thursday March 26, 2020

CVE-2020-10245, a heap-based buffer overflow that rates 10 out of 10 in severity, exists in the CODESYS web server and takes little skill to exploit.

Tokyo Olympics Postponed, But 5G Security Lessons Shine
Posted on Thursday March 26, 2020

Threatpost Senior Editor Tara Seals is joined by Russ Mohr, engineer and Apple evangelist at MobileIron along with Jerry Ray, COO at SecureAge, for a discussion about the now postponed Tokyo Games and its use of 5G and the myriad of security concerns Japan is preparing for.

WHO Targeted in Espionage Attempt, COVID-19 Cyberattacks Spike
Posted on Tuesday March 24, 2020

The DarkHotel group could have been looking for information on tests, vaccines or trial cures.

Coronavirus Poll Results: Cyberattacks Ramp Up, WFH Prep Uneven
Posted on Thursday March 19, 2020

A poll of Threatpost readers shows that security preparedness is uneven as organizations make an unprecedented transition to remote working.

A COVID-19 Cybersecurity Poll: Securing a Remote Workforce
Posted on Tuesday March 17, 2020

COVID-19 is changing how we work. Weigh in on how your organization is securing its remote footprint with our short Threatpost poll.

Critical Bugs in Rockwell, Johnson Controls ICS Gear
Posted on Tuesday March 10, 2020

Bugs affecting programmable logic controllers (PLC) and physical access-control systems for facilities are rated 9.8 in severity.

Forrester: Keeping Smart Cities Safe From Hacks
Posted on Monday March 02, 2020

As cities grow more connected, municipal operators must deal with new risks like ransomware, IoT hacks and more.

RSAC 2020: Ransomware a ‘National Crisis,’ CISA Says, Ramps ICS Focus
Posted on Friday February 28, 2020

The federal agency plans a slew of initiatives to address industrial control security this year.

RSAC 2020: GM’s Transportation Future Hinges on Cybersecurity
Posted on Thursday February 27, 2020

CEO Mary T. Barra addressed the high stakes in rolling out self-driving cars and biometric-enhanced vehicles, where one cyber-event could derail plans for emerging automotive technologies.

ISS World Hit with Malware Attack that Shuts Down Global Computer Network
Posted on Friday February 21, 2020

The incident cut off access to e-mail and shared IT services across customer sites of the multinational Denmark-based facility-management firm.