Experts are concerned that many Linux-based industrial control systems and embedded systems could be too steep a patching challenge and remain in the crosshairs of the Bash vulnerability.
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The Internet hasn’t been quick to adopt DNSSEC, for a variety of reasons, but experts say that there are some reasons to be optimistic about the progress that’s being made on DNSSEC adoption.
UPDATE–There are several unpatched, remotely exploitable vulnerabilities in a number of Schneider Electric’s SCADA products, one of which could be used to perform a shutdown of the SCADA server. Another of the vulnerabilities is an authentication bypass that could give an attacker access to sensitive data. The vulnerabilities affect a variety of Schneider Electric StruxureWare[...]
White House special assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator Micheal Daniel explains that a series of simple, known issues add up to a very difficult Internet security problem.
Four different remotely exploitable vulnerabilities were recently discovered and patched in a popular SCADA server.
In the days and weeks following the public disclosure of the OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability in April, security researchers and others wondered aloud whether there were some organizations–perhaps the NSA–that had known about the bug for some time and had been using it for targeted attacks. A definitive answer to that question may never come, but[...]
A new watering hole attack is targeting the aerospace, automotive and manufacturing industries with a new reconnaissance malware tool called “Scanbox.”
Hackers hit the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) three separate times over the past three years.
Siemens released an update for its SIMATIC S7-1500 CPU last week, patching a denial of service vulnerability in the programmable logic controller.
Dan Geer’s Black Hat 2014 keynote featured 10 proposals to address shortcomings in security, in the context of government surveillance and eroding privacy.