Researchers at the firm FireEye warn that TRITON, a type of malware that targets industrial control safety systems, has resurfaced at a facility in the Middle East.
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Norsk Hydro Hit with ‘Severe’ LockerGoga Ransomware Attack
Global aluminum manufacturer Norsk Hydro was hit with an alleged ransomware attack Tuesday. The attack is having a major impact on the company’s global business and production.
Report: Obvious Security Flaws Make ICS Networks Easy Targets
Industrial control systems (ICSs) remain easy targets for nation-states actors because of security gaps such as plain-text passwords, direct Internet connections and weak anti-virus protections, a new report has found.
Pipeline Attacks highlight Third Party Threat to Critical Infrastructure
Recent attacks on the third-party data system of several U.S. pipeline companies highlight the persistent need for better ways to secure industrial control systems (ICSs), particularly when third-party software is in use, security experts said.
Researchers: SCADA Mobile Apps Continue to Have ‘Shocking’ Number of Vulnerabilities
Despite their availability on mobile networks and thus increased exposure to outside security threats, SCADA apps remain highly insecure and vulnerable to attack, putting critical industrial control systems at immediate and increased risk, researchers at IOActive and Embedi have found.