Why There’s No Need to Panic About a ‘Cyber 9/11’
Attacks against critical infrastructure are real, but the reality isn't as bad as the alarmists want us to believe.
A ‘Cyber Event’ Disrupted the Power Grid in California and Wyoming, But Don’t Panic Just Yet
The Department of Energy says a “cyber event” disrupted operations in California, Wyoming, and Utah last month. But it’s unclear if hackers were behind it.
Researchers Find New Victim of Critical Infrastructure Hackers Behind 'Triton' Malware
A security firm has discovered a new victim of the infamous hacking group that targeted critical infrastructure with destructive malware.
Russian Malware Was Apparently Used in an Attempt to Sabotage a Saudi Petrol Plant
Cybersecurity firm FireEye points the finger at the Russian government and a government-linked facility for creating a destructive malware.
People Are Recklessly Speculating That the Massachusetts Gas Explosions Were a Stuxnet-Related Hack
There's no evidence that the Massachusetts gas explosions are caused by hackers, but that hasn't stopped people from baseless speculations.
The Malware Used Against The Ukrainian Power Grid Is More Dangerous Than Anyone Thought
Researchers have discovered a new powerful—and dangerous—malware that targets industrial control systems.
Don’t Worry About ‘Cyber Pearl Harbor,’ But Hackers Are Already Targeting Our Critical Infrastructure
Cyber defenders still don’t understand the real threats that the power grid, energy plants and other critical infrastructure face.
How Cyberattacks on Critical Infrastructure Could Cause Real-Life Disasters
Should we really be worried about a “Cyber Pearl Harbor”?
How Drones Could Help Hackers Shut Down Power Plants
In the future, cyberattacks on power plants might be done with malware and flying hacker drones.
The Hacks We Can't See
What Are the Risks of Hacking Infrastructure? Nobody Really Knows
Before we learn how to defend our infrastructure against hackers, we need to understand what threats it faces.
Robert M. Lee
Researchers Found a Hacking Tool that Targets Energy Grids on the Dark Web
The malware called “Furtim” was designed to target the energy grid, according to researchers.
We’re Crying Wolf Over Nonexistent Infrastructure Hackers
The recent blackouts in Ukraine and a run-of-the-mill incident in Israel have set off all the alarms.