Researchers set up a mock factory network — and watched the criminals rush in
It doesn't have to be real for criminals to want to pwn it.
German manufacturer says malware has caused ‘significant disruption’ to plants in three countries
Parent company Rheinmetall Group said it expects to lose 3 to 4 million euros per week, starting next week.
In war against botnets, manufacturers need to step up, report says
Zombie computer armies are also too easy for attackers to assemble, the tools to mitigate them are too seldom employed, and the market hasn't given companies much reason to try harder, the federal government says.
DHS 'Cyber Storm' exercise tests manufacturing and transportation sectors
A global cybersecurity drill hosted by DHS that began Tuesday should “push participants out of their comfort zone," top DHS cybersecurity official Jeanette Manfra said.
Verizon's annual data breach report is depressing reading, again
The takeaway from the 10th annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report is depressingly familiar: Of the 1,935 breaches analyzed 88 percent were accomplished using a familiar list of nine attack vectors, meaning they could probably have been prevented by a few simple cyber-hygiene measures.
Manufacturing companies got wrecked by cyber-spies last year, Verizon report says
Government-backed cyber spies were behind a majority of data breaches experienced by manufacturing companies in 2016, according to Verizon’s newly published 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report.