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Clop gang targeted UK drinking water supplier South Staffordshire Water

A cyber attack disrupted the IT operations of South Staffordshire Water, a company supplying drinking water to 1.6M consumers daily. South Staffordshire Water has issued a statement confirming the security breach, the company pointed out that the attack did not impact the safety and water distribution systems. South Staffordshire Water plc known as Sou
Publish At:2022-08-16 13:59 | Read:144 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime ICS-SCADA Malware clop ransomware

Bridging the IT/OT gap with Tripwire’s Industrial Solutions

Cybersecurity has, since its inception, been a corporate-based problem. Whether it is a public, or private corporation, these entities were the primary targets of most cybercrime. In recent years, the industrial sector has increasingly become the target of attack for malicious actors. The reasons include newly internet-connected devices that w
Publish At:2022-06-08 02:13 | Read:886 | Comments:0 | Tags:ICS Security gap ics Industrial operational technology

Pwn2Own Miami hacking contest awarded $400,000 for 26 unique ICS exploits

Which hat hackers that participated in the Pwn2Own Miami 2022 hacking contest earned a total of $400,000 for their ICS exploits. The Pwn2Own Miami 2022 is a hacking contest organized by Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) that focuses on demonstrating exploits for ICS systems belonging to the following categories: the OPC UA Server, Control Server, Hu
Publish At:2022-04-22 06:26 | Read:710 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking ICS information security news IT Infor

US warns of APT groups that can “gain full system access” to some industrial control systems

An “exceptionally rare and dangerous” advanced persistent threat (APT) malware kit, containing custom-made tools designed to target some of North America’s industrial control systems (ICS) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) devices, appears to have been caught before it could be let loose on America’s oil refineries and po
Publish At:2022-04-20 12:48 | Read:1526 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vital infrastructure darkside ICS Lesley Carhart lock and co

US gov agencies e private firms warn nation-state actors are targeting ICS & SCADA devices

h2>The US government agencies warned of threat actors that are targeting ICS and SCADA systems from various vendors. The Department of Energy (DOE), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the National Security Agency (NSA), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) published a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) to warn of offensi
Publish At:2022-04-14 13:05 | Read:2011 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking ICS-SCADA hacking ne

US indicted 4 Russian government employees for attacks on critical infrastructure

h2>The U.S. has indicted four Russian government employees for their involvement in attacks on entities in critical infrastructure. The U.S. has indicted four Russian government employees for their role in cyberattacks targeting hundreds of companies and organizations in the energy sector worldwide between 2012 and 2018. “The Department of Justic
Publish At:2022-03-25 06:25 | Read:2300 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking ICS-SCADA Malware Dragon

ICS Security: What It Is and Why It’s a Challenge for Organizations

Industrial control systems (ICS) are specific kinds of assets and associated instrumentation that help to oversee industrial processes. According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology, there are three common types of ICS. These are supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, which help organizations to control dispersed assets;
Publish At:2022-01-26 09:58 | Read:2850 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles ICS Security Critical Infrastructure ics I

PseudoManuscrypt, a mysterious massive cyber espionage campaign

Tens of thousands of devices worldwide, including many industrial control systems (ICS), have been hit by the PseudoManuscrypt spyware. Kaspersky researchers reported that tens of thousands of devices belonging to industrial and government organizations worldwide have been hit by the PseudoManuscrypt spyware. The name PseudoManuscrypt comes from the s
Publish At:2021-12-17 06:23 | Read:3565 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News ICS-SCADA Malware Reports Cybercrime Cyberespi

Partnerships – The Key to Navigating the Industrial Security Landscape

The events of 2020 helped to accelerate the convergence between information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) for many organizations. As reported by Help Net Security, for instance, two-thirds of IT and OT security professionals said in a 2020 survey that their IT and OT networks had become more interconnected in the wake of the pandemic. More
Publish At:2021-09-16 12:27 | Read:3367 | Comments:0 | Tags:ICS Security ics IoT IT-OT convergence malware security

637 flaws in industrial control system (ICS) products were published in H1 2021

During the first half of 2021, 637 vulnerabilities affecting industrial control system (ICS) products were published, affecting products from 76 vendors. Industrial cybersecurity firm Claroty published its third Biannual ICS Risk & Vulnerability Report that analyzes the vulnerability landscape relevant to leading automation products used across the I
Publish At:2021-08-20 06:02 | Read:1849 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News ICS-SCADA Reports Security Hacking hacking new

Experts demonstrated how to hack a utility and take over a smart meter

Researchers from the FireEye’s Mandiant team have breached the network of a North American utility and turn off one of its smart meters. Over the years, the number of attacks against ICS/SCADA systems used by industrial organizations worldwide has rapidly increased. Many security firms highlighted the risks related to attacks targeting OT networks used in
Publish At:2021-04-19 19:04 | Read:2787 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking ICS-SCADA Reports ICS information secu

Which is the Threat landscape for the ICS sector in 2020?

The Kaspersky ICS CERT published a report that provided details about the threat landscape for computers in the ICS engineering and integration sector in 2020. Kaspersky ICS CERT published a report that provided details about the threat landscape for ICS engineering and integration sector in 2020. The experts gathered data related to the cyberthreats t
Publish At:2021-03-22 07:18 | Read:2120 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News ICS-SCADA Malware Reports Security Hacking hac

The number of ICS flaws in 2020 was 24,72% higher compared to 2019

The number of vulnerabilities discovered in industrial control system (ICS) products surged in 2020, security firm Claroty reports. According to a report published by the industrial cybersecurity firm Claroty that focuses on the second half of 2020, the number of flaws discovered in industrial control system (ICS) products in 2020 (893 flaws) was 24,72% h
Publish At:2021-02-07 12:20 | Read:3060 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking ICS-SCADA Reports Security hacking new

NI CompactRIO controller flaw could allow disrupting production

A serious flaw in National Instruments CompactRIO controllers could allow remote attackers to disrupt production processes in an organization. A high-severity vulnerability affecting CompactRIO controllers manufactured by the vendor National Instruments (NI) could allow remote attackers to disrupt production processes in an organization. The National I
Publish At:2020-12-12 13:13 | Read:2881 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking ICS-SCADA Security hacking news ICS in

Security flaws in Schneider Electric PLCs allow full take over

Schneider Electric released advisories for multiple flaws, including issues that can allow taking control of Modicon M221 PLCs. Schneider Electric released security advisories for multiple vulnerabilities impacting various products, including four issues that can be exploited by attackers to take control of Modicon M221 programmable logic controllers (PLC
Publish At:2020-11-13 06:41 | Read:2933 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking ICS-SCADA Security hacking news ICS in

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