Critical Infrastructure

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. [...]

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. [...]