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Security researchers have discovered a new malware threat that goes to great lengths to remain undetected while targeting energy companies.
Critical infrastructure including electric and water utilities are being temporarily shut down as ransomware plagues corporate systems.
Oil giant Chevron has chosen to air gap critical systems to disconnect them from the Internet as much as possible.
Consulting firm Booz Allen say the number of incidents reported to US authorities rose by 17% last year.
According to ICS-CERT some advanced networks are vulnerable to remote attackers looking to intercept communications to and from devices.
by Tim Heath on 2015-12-23 01:56PM in NEWS-News Analysis, INTELLIGENCE-International, GOVERNMENT-Defence, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms, BUSINESS-Production-Utilities, BUSINESS-Production-Manufacturing, BUSINESS-Production-Energy
Critical industries need to significantly ramp up their cyber security or risk having Islamic State hackers attack.
The FBI say that politically motivated Hackers are the second biggest threat to the U.S Energy sector, after it's own employees.
by Tim Heath on 2015-11-10 03:31PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms, BUSINESS-Services-Health & Welfare, BUSINESS-Services-Financial, BUSINESS-Services-Consulting, BUSINESS-Production-Utilities, BUSINESS-Production-Manufacturing, BUSINESS-Production-Energy
As cyber-risks become increasingly prominent concerns in boardrooms business leaders are increasingly rethinking cybersecurity practices.
There is growing concern that hackers and terrorists could launch a digital attack against a civil nuclear facility.
The civil nuclear infrastructure in most nations is not well prepared to defend against attack.