In-brief: news from incumbent endpoint protection firms Symantec and Kaspersky Lab that they are ramping up efforts to sell their wares into industrial control systems environments suggests that the death of anti virus may have been greatly exaggerated.
SCADA – ICS
In-brief: There are more warnings that a common piece of hardware known as Serial-to-Ethernet converters are very vulnerable to remote attacks – and more evidence that the vendors who manufacture them aren’t in a rush to fix the holes.
In-brief: VNC Roulette is just the latest warning shot across the bows of industrial firms and the public sector: parading screen shots of remotely accessible but insecure SCADA systems for all to see.
In-brief: The Department of Justice on Thursday announced charges against seven Iranian men in connection with a campaign of attacks on U.S. banks, financial services firms and critical infrastructure, including a Rye, New York dam.
In-brief: Call it “password shaming”: a group of security researchers has published a list of default administrator credentials for the software that runs many of the world’s industrial facilities and manufacturing lines.