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Yet another hacking group is targeting oil and gas companies, Dragos says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Researchers have dubbed the group Hexane, and they say it has been particularly active in recent months.

Lawmakers ask DHS to take action on pipeline cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

Operators of the nation’s 2.7 million miles of pipelines have grappled with cybersecurity risk as their infrastructure becomes more digitized.

Schneider Electric snafu shows the need to stay vigilant over supply chain

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

Energy-management software giant Schneider Electric has alerted customers that they may have received malware-laced USB drives in recent shipments of some of the company's products.

Hacker honeypot shows even amateurs are going after ICS systems

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Cybereason's honeypot shows that the hacker world is really, really interested in ICS.

Utilities will have stricter cybersecurity reporting requirements under new ruling

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

Companies will be required to report when attackers attempt to breach their networks. Currently they only have to notify the government about incidents that result in an actual compromise or disruption.

Rick Perry: U.S. must use technology prowess to defend power grid

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The United States must harness its technical know-how to defend energy infrastructure from advanced hacking, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday, touting his department’s investments in cybersecurity research and development.

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