The data-wiping Shamoon malware resurfaced this week at Italian oil and gas contractor Saipem, where it destroyed files on about 10 percent of company PCs, according to a published report. The attacks may be linked to Saipem’s work with Saudi Aramco, a target of earlier Shamoon attacks.
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Revived Shamoon Virus Causing Disruptions in Saudi Oil Sector
In-brief:The security firm Symantec said it is investigating a string of cyber attacks in the Middle East linked to Shamoon, a piece of destructive malicious software linked to the government of Iran.
Spotlight Podcast: Building Resilience into the IoT with Rob Spiger
In this Spotlight edition of the Security Ledger Podcast, sponsored by Trusted Computing Group*: we’re joined by Rob Spiger, a principal security strategist at Microsoft and co-chair of the cyber resilient technologies working group at Trusted Computing Group. Rob talks to us about efforts to make more resilient connected devices and how the advent of the Internet of Things is changing TCG’s approach to building cyber resilient systems.
Episode 169: Ransomware comes to the Enterprise with PureLocker
In this episode of the podcast, sponsored by PureVPN, Michael Kajiloti of the firm Intezer Labs joins us to talk about the origins and makeup of PureLocker, a new family of ransomware designed to target production servers in the enterprise.
Do Cities deserve Federal Disaster Aid after Cyber Attacks?
As cyber attacks on municipalities mount, is it time to start treating them like the manmade disasters they are?