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27 04, 2018

Orangeworm and Abbott Shed Light on Healthcare Cyberthreat

By |2019-03-08T12:52:30-07:00April 27th, 2018|Healthcare|

Orangeworm On April 23, Symantec published a report on the Orangeworm cyberattack. Operating since January 2015, Orangeworm infected more than 100 organizations of which 40 percent are confirmed to be at the healthcare sector, mostly located in the United States, Europe and Asia. Other affected organizations are supply chain, IT, pharmaceutical and manufacturing companies working with [...]

22 02, 2017

LogicLocker Brings Ransomware to SCADA Networks

By |2017-10-10T15:05:20-07:00February 22nd, 2017|Critical Infrastructure|

LogicLocker is a proof of concept demonstrating a ransomware attack on supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) networks common in critical infrastructure facilities. LogicLocker locks out legitimate users from programmable logic controllers (PLCs) in water treatment plants and threatens to dump harmful amounts of chlorine into the water supply if the ransom is not paid. [...]

25 01, 2017

Shamoon 2 Distributing DistTrack Wiper in Saudi Arabia

By |2017-10-10T15:07:06-07:00January 25th, 2017|Energy, Oil & Gas|

Who doesn’t love a sequel? In this case, the Saudis (they weren’t too hot on the original either). The sophisticated, possibly nation-state-sponsored Shamoon attack that destroyed systems of state-run oil company Saudi Aramco in 2012 is rearing its head again, the Gulf kingdom has warned. Saudi television reported on January 23 that at least one [...]

23 01, 2017

5 Security Management Trends to Watch in 2017

By |2017-10-04T10:13:37-07:00January 23rd, 2017|Cybersecurity|

This article was originally published on Help Net Security. 1. Cybercrime recognized as a dark industry Over the last several years, cybercrime has evolved from separate efforts of threat actors to a full-blown industry. While security professionals have observed this gradual “corporatization” of cybercrime, 2017 will be the year non-security folks begin to recognize this [...]

14 11, 2016

Bridging the Gap Between IT and OT Network Security

By |2017-10-04T10:13:09-07:00November 14th, 2016|Critical Infrastructure|

Cyberattacks on systems managed by industrial control system (ICS) networks can have a catastrophic impact on safety, economies and critical services, which makes them a notorious and potentially lucrative target. “From a technology perspective, these networks are especially attractive, which is why we’re seeing more attackers target them,” said Skybox VP of Products Ravid Circus. [...]