Tags industrial control systems

GreyEnergy malware has 'massive amounts of junk code' meant to confuse researchers

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Attackers are persistent, but so are reverse engineers.

New code-validation project tries to spot the next industrial supply chain attack

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

A new DHS-funded project traces the provenance of software code.

Trisis investigator says Saudi plant outage could have been prevented

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

A researcher who responded to the attack on Saudi petrochemical plant says the initial incident was not thoroughly investigated.

To raise security awareness, researchers spent months hacking mock building systems

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

“Only having a patch is not enough,” a ForeScout researcher told CyberScoop. “We need to create awareness to warn the community.”

FBI warns industry that hackers could probe vulnerable connections in building systems

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The port in question – port 1911 – is serving up building-network information on the internet that could be of use to hackers.

Shamoon resurfaces, targeting Italian oil company

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

The Shamoon virus known for the destructive 2012 attack on Saudi Aramco appears to have hit Italian oil and gas company Saipem.

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