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Energy Department watchdog finds research labs fail to secure 'peripheral' devices like USBs

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Beware of USBs, the inspector general says.

A 35,000-device botnet in Peru is wounded, but still mining cryptocurrency

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

It’s an example of how the fight against a cybercriminal threat is often long and methodical — and heavily aided by the private sector.

Kaspersky: Physical devices used to steal 'tens of millions' from Eastern Europe banks

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

Researchers dubbed the scheme "DarkVishnya" and said attackers intruded in-person to plant malicious devices on banks' networks to steal money.

Symantec markets USB security to industrial facilities amid shift to enterprise sales

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

In an era when many workers admit they wouldn't hesitate to stick a stray USB stick into their work computer, the Industrial Control System Protection Neural, is meant to help energy, oil, gas and manufacturing organizations check for malicious software.

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