Tags critical infrastructure

Water companies are increasingly uninsurable due to ransomware, industry execs say

by Suzanne Smalley • 5 days ago

The scope of what insurers are covering is also narrowing as costs go up, said an association representative.

How the French fiber optic cable attacks accentuate critical infrastructure vulnerabilities

by Suzanne Smalley • 4 weeks ago

The apparent act of sabotage is being investigated as a criminal matter, including by the French internal intelligence service.

DOJ unseals charges against Russians in attempted hacks of infrastructure, including Trisis case

by AJ Vicens, Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

One indictment refers to infamous hacking attempts on industrial control systems in 2017, and the other involves a separate spree from 2012-17.

CISA, FBI tell satellite communications network owners to watch out for hacks after Ukraine attack

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

A Ukrainian official said an attack on Viasat Inc.’s KA-SAT satellite led to diminished communications leading up to the Russian invasion.

Political fallout in cybercrime circles upping the threat to Western targets

by AJ Vicens • 2 months ago

Politically-motivated cybercrime groups pose a growing and significant risk to Western targets, researchers say.

Major cyber incident reporting requirement, CISA budget hike on precipice of becoming law

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

The incident reporting legislation, long in the works, also comes with nearly $2.6 billion for the agency for fiscal 2022.