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.
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.
GCHQ Says Hackers Have Likely Compromised UK Energy Sector Targets
The news comes after the FBI and Homeland Security warned hackers had targeted US energy firms too.
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.
Hackers Are Remotely Controlling Industrial Robots Now
Security researchers have found multiple vulnerabilities into a specific model of robot arm used in factories.
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.
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A New Type of Malware Can Lock Power Plant Computers For Ransom
For now, it’s just a lab experiment, but the researchers behind the first industrial control system ransomware believe it’s just a matter of time before criminals take note.
The Ukrainian Power Grid Was Hacked Again
Experts say the country appears to be a “testbed” for cyber attacks that could be used around the world.
Who Hacked The Lights In Ukraine?
Almost a year after one of the few cyberattacks in history to cause damage that spilled into the real world, nobody knows for sure who did it.
Here’s a List of Unknown Software Bugs a Hacking Contractor Claimed to Have
As governments require more hacking powers, shady companies will sell them the necessary tools.