Hacked Connected Devices

Hacked Connected Devices Behind Friday’s DDoS Attack

Botnets created from hacked connected devices and Mirai malware were involved in Friday's cyber attack Chinese firm admits its hacked connected devices such as DVRs, cameras were behind Friday's massive DDOS attack. According...
securing industrial systems

Securing Industrial Systems Must be a Priority

Securing Industrial systems is not a simple task, nevertheless its critical and must be addressed The idea that vast swaths of a country could be thrown into chaos due to an attack...
Mirai

Mirai Malware Suspect in Custody

UK Police Arrest Suspect Behind Mirai Malware Deutsche Telekom Attack British man has been arrested over the mirai malware attack on Deutsche Telekom late year .  Suspect accused of trying to hijack...
RSA conference 2017

RSA Conference 2017 Halftime Recap

We are almost halfway through the RSA conference 2017 for this year, below is a recap of the headlines so far RSA Conference 2017 - Microsoft calls for establishment of a digital...
ICS cyber

ICS Cyber Risk, Security and Framework

Though awareness of ICS cyber security has increased dramatically over the past years there is still much to do A survey by Automation World late last year stated that while progress has...
cybertrump

CyberTrump – The Future of Cyber Security?

Rudy Giuliani will shape the CyberTrump future – or will he? Today is the day.  In less than 12 hours, President Trump will be a reality.  Today will looked back on the...
IoT Security

FCC Dumps IoT Security Plans

The FCC has backed down from planned rules on IoT security The FCC “had to postpone some of the next steps in this combined approach in light of the impending change in...
Cyber Security Predictions

Top Cyber Security Predictions for 2017

Cyber security predictions are already coming in hard and fast for 2017 This seems to happen earlier and earlier each year.  We thought we'd bring you the best of the best Cyber Security...
ddos directed

DDoS Directed at Apartment Heating

Finnish residents left literally in the cold as DDoS directed against building heating Apartment occupants in at least two building in the city of Lappeenranta (located in eastern Finland) found themselves shivering...
industrial internet

Securing the Industrial Internet

Defending the industrial internet from attack Mounting cyber security threats against the reality unprotected Industrial Internet are being tackled from several directions.  In late September the IIC published the Industrial Internet Security...
mirai malware

Mirai Malware Open Source IoT Botnets

Mirai malware once again hijacked headlines last week as it was identified as the tool behind last week's massive DDoS attack Earlier this month October, a hacker published the source code of...