Cyberattacks on industrial control systems (ICS) jumped in 2022, with an 87% jump in ransomware attacks and a 35% increase in the number of ransomware groups targeting industrial control and operational technology (OT) systems, according to a report by Dragos Security.
Episode 244: ZuoRAT brings APT Tactics to Home Networks
In this episode of the Security Ledger podcast, brought to you by ReversingLabs, we interview Danny Adamitis (@dadamitis) of Black Lotus Labs about the discovery of ZuoRAT, malware that targets SOHO routers – and is outfitted with APT-style tools for attacking the devices connected to home networks. As always, you can check our full conversation in our latest Security Ledger podcast at Blubrry. You can also listen to it on iTunes and Spotify. Or, check us out on Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Radio Public and more. Also: if you enjoy this podcast, consider signing up to receive it in your email. Just point your web browser to securityledger.com/subscribe to get notified whenever a new podcast is posted. [MP3] Cyber attacks on small office and home office (or SOHO) routers aren’t new. Back in 2016, the malware known as Mirai made headlines across the world by infecting hundreds of thousands of weekly protected SOHO routers and DVR devices and stringing them into […]
Episode 241: If Its Smart, Its Vulnerable a Conversation with Mikko Hyppönen
We speak with Mikko Hyppönen on the sidelines of the DEF CON Conference in Las Vegas to talk about his new book, “If its Smart it Vulnerable.”
Episode 240: As Stakes Grow, Cyber Policy Needs to “Shift Right”?
In this episode of the podcast (#240) Lauren Zabierek, the Executive Director for the Cyber Project at the Belfer Center at Harvard’s Kennedy School joins us to talk about the need for a re-think of national cybersecurity preparedness, as major hacks like the attack on Colonial Pipeline put the focus on resilience and public safety.
Cyber Attack Halts Production at Ag Equipment Maker AGCO Fendt
A cyber attack has disrupted the operations of AGCO/Fendt, a major manufacturer of agricultural equipment, the company has acknowledged.