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Antivirus Players Vying for Industrial Control Systems Business

April 21, 2016 08:590 comments
Antivirus Players Vying for Industrial Control Systems Business

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. 

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Another Supply Chain Mystery: IP Cameras Ship With Malicious Software

April 14, 2016 19:310 comments
A network of 900 Closed Circuit Cameras were involved in a denial of service attack against a cloud-based service said the firm Imperva.

In-brief: The discovery of a malicious link buried in software for a common IP camera sold on Amazon and other online retail outlets is just the latest example of supply chain based threats to connected products.  

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Serial To Ethernet Converters are the Huge Critical Infrastructure Risk Nobody Talks About

April 11, 2016 18:300 comments
Serial To Ethernet Converters are the Huge Critical Infrastructure Risk Nobody Talks About

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.

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Massive Breach at Law Firm Exposes Shell Companies

April 4, 2016 11:120 comments
Massive Breach at Law Firm Exposes Shell Companies

In-brief: A massive leak of sensitive client data from a Panama-based law firm, Mossack Fonseca, has sent shockwaves around the world: exposing shell companies and other tax havens set up by the wealthy, elected officials and celebrities.

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Hacker Charged in Breach of New York Dam

March 25, 2016 17:160 comments
The Bowman Avenue Dam in Rye, New York, was one target of a group of hackers based in Iran, according to charges unveiled on Thursday.

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. 

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