Acting on an executive order, the U.S. government imposed sanctions on five companies and three individuals for their collaboration with the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) in state-sponsored cyber-attack activity.
Author: Elizabeth Montalbano
Malware dubbed “VPNFilter” that initially targeted small-office, home routers and network-attached (NAS) storage boxes is spreading globally and affecting more devices than previously thought, extending its reach to endpoint Internet of Things (IoT) devices and into networks to which they are connected, Cisco Talos researchers said Wednesday.
Modern container ships already face a number of serious perils at sea. Now new research from Pen Test Partners shows just how vulnerable these ships are to new dangers from hacking–including being steered off course and sunk–thanks to their use of always-on satellite communications and general lax security practices on board.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation and other civil liberties groups are protesting the U.S. State Department’s proposal to collect social media profiles from Visa holders.
The nation-backed hacker group behind the TRITON/TRISIS malware attack is increasing its nefarious activity, putting critical infrastructure systems in danger of future cyber attacks, according to Dragos Security.