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D.C. Metro system beefs up supply-chain cybersecurity provisions for new railcars

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

U.S. senators have raised security concerns about a new Metro railcar project. The NIST cybersecurity framework will be part of the process now, the transit authority says.

Senators worry that new D.C. Metro railcars could carry cyber risk

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The lawmakers exhorted the subway system's leadership to “take the necessary steps to mitigate growing cyber risks" to new railcars that could be produced by a Chinese company.

Schneider Electric's car charging stations get crucial patches

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 month ago

Hardcoded credentials and two other flaws could give hackers remote access to EVlink charging stations. Schneider Electric has issued firmware updates to fix the problems.

Researchers implicate online card-skimming group in British Airways hack

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The same group may have been behind the ticketmaster breach in the UK.

Spurred by security incidents, DOT goes looking for its software flaws

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The Department of Transportation has recently completed a set of thorough security tests on software used in the Transportation secretary’s office, yielding surprising results about the software’s vulnerabilities.

DHS 'Cyber Storm' exercise tests manufacturing and transportation sectors

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

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.

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