Unknown hackers were able to compromise vital systems belonging to ICANN, the organization that manages the global top-level domain system, and had access to the system that manages the files with data on resolving specific domain names.
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Experts at ICS-CERT say that the BlackEnergy malware that has been seen infecting human-machine interface systems may be exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in the Siemens SIMATIC WinCC software in order to compromise some systems.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have found two Linux modules connected to the Turla APT campaigns.
Kaspersky Lab has published an analysis of Destover, the wiper malware used in the attacks against Sony Pictures Entertainment, and its similarities to Shamoon and DarkSeoul.
Elipse, a Brazilian SCADA software developer, patched a serious denial-of-service vulnerability in the DNP Master Driver deployed in its SCADA web-based application.
New research connects Iranian state-sponsored hackers to attacks against critical infrastructure worldwide.
The FBI sent security professionals at US businesses a five-page confidential flash warning, alerting them to destructive malware attacks that overwrite hard drives leaving them inoperable.
A prominent security researcher has put together a new database of hundreds of thousands of known-good files from ICS and SCADA software vendors in an effort to help users and other researchers identify legitimate files and home in on potentially malicious ones. The database, known as WhiteScope, comprises nearly 350,000 files, including executables and DLLs,[…]
A criminal hacking group, well versed on Wall Street, is targeting healthcare and pharmaceutical M&A intelligence.
Siemens has patched two critical vulnerabilities in the WinCC application in a number of its products; the flaws are likely being exploited, ICS-CERT and Siemens said.