Anatomy of an Attack on the Industrial IoT

February 23, 2018

How cyber vulnerabilities on sensors can lead to production outage and financial loss. We like to think that cyberattacks are focused primarily on stealing credit card numbers and that attackers don’t know much about the control systems that run critical […]

Over 30 Lawsuits Filed Against Intel for CPU Flaws

February 19, 2018

Category: Vulnerabilities

More than 30 lawsuits have been filed by Intel customers and shareholders against the chip giant following the disclosure of the Meltdown and Spectre attack methods. Three class action lawsuits were filed against Intel within a week of the Meltdown […]

Apple, Cisco, Allianz, Aon Partner in Cyber Risk Management

February 6, 2018

The four companies announced a tool for managing the cyber risk of ransomware and other malware-related threats. Cisco, Apple, Aon, and Allianz have announced a new risk management tool to protect businesses from ransomware and malware-related threats. The tool combines […]

Network security

C-Suite Divided Over Security Concerns

February 21, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Survey shows 60% of CEOs plan to invest the most resources in malware prevention, but CISOs, CIOs, and CTOs are on a different page. More than 60% of CEOs believe malware is the biggest threat to their organization, but just […]

Network security

Oversight Dems urge Equifax to extend protections for breach victims

February 21, 2018

Via: The Hill

A group of House Democrats is urging Equifax to extend protections for those affected by its massive data breach last year, arguing that the credit bureau’s offering is inadequate. Every Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee signed […]

Network security

Researcher to Release Free Attack Obfuscation Tool

February 21, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Advanced nation-state and cybercrime groups increasingly are hiding behind legitimate Microsoft Windows functions to mask their hacks – and their latest method ups the ante in abuses of the basic command prompt. The FIN7, aka Carbanak, cybercrime gang known for […]