Browsing Author: Paul Roberts

Report: Strategic Web Compromises Behind Recent Hack of Amnesty, Others

A recent string of Web site hacks at Amnesty International and other NGOs are evidence of a campaign of cyber espionage directed against human rights orgnaizations, according to a report from The Shadowserver Foundation.

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DHS Warns About Threat Of Mobile Devices In Healthcare

In a bulletin, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is warning healthcare organizations about the threat posed by insecure, network attached medical devices and the proliferation of smart phones, tablet PCs and other mobile devices in medical settings.

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Cyber Security Index Highlights Political Threats, Business Partner Risk

The first annual Index of Cyber Security finds that senior security officers are more concerned than at this time last year about the risk of cyber attack and other online risks, with concerns about ideologically-motivated hacktivists and the threats posed by business partners and other “counter parties” topping the list.

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CERT Warns On Critical Hole In SCADA Software By Italian Firm Progea

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a bulletin on Thursday warning readers about a previously undisclosed, critical vulnerability in Movicon 11, a product used to manage critical infrastructure including the manufacturing, energy and water sectors.

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