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Malware attack targets European energy companies

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: July 12, 2016 in Industry News

The Labs team at malware protection company SentinelOne has discovered a sophisticated malware campaign that's specifically targeting at least one European energy company. The malware, called SFG, is the mother ship of an earlier malware sample called Furtim, which targets the industrial automation control systems with...

Cybersecurity of critical infrastructure is a ‘mess’ and nations must cooperate to fix it, warns Eugene Kaspersky

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: April 26, 2016 in Industry News

Protecting critical infrastructure such as power and water supplies from cyberattacks is a global issue which requires governments to work together, regardless of any political tensions, because systems and processes which are supposed to keep us safe are dangerously out of date Eugene Kaspersky, CEO...

Report: Ransomware will ‘wreak havoc’ on critical infrastructure

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: March 10, 2016 in Industry News

A new report gives a stark warning that ransomware will “wreak havoc on America's critical infrastructure community” in 2016. The report, published by the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), compiled reported incidents of ransomware and predicted that previously exploited vulnerabilities will soon be utilized...

Israel’s electric authority hit by “severe” hack attack

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: January 31, 2016 in Industry News

Israel's Electricity Authority experienced a serious hack attack that officials are still working to repel, the country's energy minister said Tuesday. "The virus was already identified and the right software was already prepared to neutralize it," Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz told attendees of a computer...

How Hackers Took Down a Power Grid

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: January 26, 2016 in Industry News

It was an unseasonably warm afternoon in Ukraine on Dec. 23 when the power suddenly went out for thousands of people in the capital, Kiev, and western parts of the country. While technicians struggled for several hours to turn the lights back on, frustrated customers...

Attivo updates BOTsink SCADA cyber attack detection software

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: December 28, 2015 in Attivo News

Attivo Networks updated BOTsink software that provides continuous threat detection SCADA devices used to monitor and control most manufacturing operations as well as critical infrastructure such as natural gas, oil, water, and electric power distribution and transmission systems around the world. Instead of relying on...