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Police seized two Tor relays investigating WannaCry attack, others disappeared in the same period

France’s cyber-crime investigation unit OCLCTIC seized one server running two Tor Relays Investigating the WannaCry attack. A few days after the massive WannaCry attack the French authorities seized a server running two Tor relays in connection to the ransomware campaign, both relays were also working as Tor entry guard nodes, key components of Tor routing w
Publish At:2017-06-11 18:50 | Read:260 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Deep Web Malware critical infrastructure Cyber

Insecure Medical devices are enlarging surface of attacks for organizations

A study conducted by the Ponemon Institute shows insecure Medical devices are enlarging the surface of attacks for organizations. A study conducted by the Ponemon Institute, based on a survey of 550 individuals, shows that manufacturers and healthcare delivery organizations (HDO) are concerned about cyber attacks on medical devices. 67 percent of medical dev
Publish At:2017-05-27 21:55 | Read:270 | Comments:781 | Tags:Breaking News Reports Security critical infrastructure Hacki

Expert founds EternalRocks, a malware that uses 7 NSA Hacking Tools

A security expert discovered a new worm, dubbed EternalRocks, that exploits the EternalBlue flaw to spread itself like WannaCry ransomware. The security expert Miroslav Stampar, a member of the Croatian Government CERT, has discovered a new worm, dubbed EternalRocks, that exploits the EternalBlue flaw in the SMB protocol to spread itself like the popular Wan
Publish At:2017-05-23 07:25 | Read:309 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware cri

Medical Devices infected by WannaCry Ransomware in US hospitals

According to Forbes, the dreaded WannaCry ransomware has infected medical devices in at least two hospitals in the United States. WannaCry infected 200,000 computers across 150 countries in a matter of hours last week, it took advantage of a tool named “Eternal Blue”, originally created by the NSA, which exploited a vulnerability present inside the earlier v
Publish At:2017-05-21 18:30 | Read:310 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware critical infrastructure Hacking health

WannaCry – Important lessons from the first NSA-powered ransomware cyberattack

Last Friday, a weaponized version of an NSA exploit was used to infect over two hundred thousand computers in over 150 countries with the WannaCry ransomware. In addition to government ministries and transportation infrastructure, the British National Health Service (NHS) was crippled, disrupting treatment and care for thousands of patients, and putting coun
Publish At:2017-05-16 09:30 | Read:414 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Intelligence critical

Massive ransomware attack leveraging on WannaCry hits systems in dozens of countries

WannaCry ransomware attack is infecting systems in dozens of countries leveraging NSA exploit codes leaked by the hacker group Shadow Brokers. A Massive ransomware attack targets UK hospitals and Spanish banks, the news was confirmed by Telefónica that was one of the numerous victims of the malicious campaign. The newspaper El Pais reported the massive attac
Publish At:2017-05-15 15:05 | Read:306 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware critical infrastructure Cy

Experts discovered a kill switch to slow the spreading of the WannaCry ransomware

The WannaCry ransomware worm infected systems at organizations and critical infrastructure across at least 74 countries leveraging NSA exploits. Experts discovered a Kill Switch for the threat. It was a Black Friday for cyber security, organizations and critical infrastructure across at least 74 countries have been infected by the WannaCry ransomware worm, a
Publish At:2017-05-15 15:05 | Read:266 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware critical infrastructure Cy

WannaCry – Microsoft issued emergency patches for Windows XP and Server 2003

Microsoft issued security patches for Windows XP and Server 2003 in response to the WannaCry ransomware attacks. On Friday, the WannaCry ransomware infected systems at organizations and critical infrastructure across at least 74 countries leveraging NSA exploits, at least 120,000 computers worldwide have been hit in a few hours. The WannaCry exploits the NSA
Publish At:2017-05-15 15:05 | Read:469 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware critical infrastructure Cy

Experts at RedSocks analyzed the massive WannaCry Ransomware attack

Currently we are seeing a large scale WannaCry ransomware outbreak. This ransomware outbreak is more devastating than others because it spreads laterally. Enjoy the RedSocks ‘s analysis. Who does it affect: Any Windows computer without Windows Patch MS17-010. What to do: Apply patch MS17-010 immediately. MS17-010 The key factor in the ‘success’ of this
Publish At:2017-05-15 15:05 | Read:521 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware critical infrastructure Cy

It’s Monday, how to avoid being infected with the WannaCry ransomware

The number of victims would rise on Monday when a large number of users will be back at work, then how to protect your systems from the WannaCry ransomware. The massive WannaCry attack targeted systems worldwide, according to the Europol the number of cyber attack hits 200,000 in at least 150 countries. The number of victims would rise on Monday when a large
Publish At:2017-05-15 15:05 | Read:252 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware critical infrastructure Cy

NATO Locked Shields 2017, world’s largest cyber defence exercise just ended

Locked Shields is the world’s largest and most advanced international technical live-fire cyber defence exercise organized by the NATO since 2010. Locked Shields is the world’s largest and most sophisticated international cyber defence exercise. It is an annual event since 2010, Locked Shields is organized by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Exce
Publish At:2017-05-02 01:40 | Read:341 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Security Uncategorized critical

The Cyberattack that Put an Entire City on High Alert

  As more and more pieces of our environment get connected to the Internet, the number of potential targets of a cyberattack becomes staggering, and the possible consequences become increasingly worrisome. Take what happened recently in Dallas, TX, where most of the city’s population was woken up in the middle of the night to the wailing of sirens becau
Publish At:2017-04-19 19:55 | Read:297 | Comments:0 | Tags:News critical infrastructure cyberattacks Smart Cities

Moving threat landscape: The reality beyond the cyberwarfare

It started quietly as a probability not a reality. Now within months cyberwarfare has become a reality plausible as the air we breathe. The revelation of governments hacking units has brought light for a new domain of conflict: Cyberwarfare. Once a secret these government agencies were public revealed like the Equation Group as well as the tailored access op
Publish At:2017-04-18 15:45 | Read:457 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Security critical infras

ClearEnergy ransomware can destroy process automation logics in critical infrastructure, SCADA and industrial control sy

Schneider Electric, Allen-Bradley, General Electric (GE) and more vendors are vulnerable to ClearEnergy ransomware. Researchers at CRITIFENCE® Critical Infrastructure and SCADA/ICS Cyber Threats Research Group have demonstrated this week a new proof of concept ransomware attack aiming to erase (clear) the ladder logic diagram in Programmable Logic Controlle
Publish At:2017-04-16 11:35 | Read:429 | Comments:0 | Tags:Critical Infrastructures Cyber Security Cyber Security Resea

Ukraine blames Russia for new cyber attacks on its infrastructure

Ukraine blames Russia for a new wave of cyber attacks on its infrastructure, including the power grid and financial system. This week Ukraine accused Russia of cyber attacks against its critical infrastructure, including power grid and financial systems. State-sponsored hackers used a new strain of malware that targets industrial processes, the malicious cod
Publish At:2017-02-17 12:30 | Read:585 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking BlackEnergy critical inf

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