Researchers at Kaspersky Lab published a report identifying by name the first five victims of Stuxnet.
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LAS VEGAS–One of the longest running jokes in the security industry is that each coming year finally will be The Year of PKI. While that one huge year never materialized, the use of PKI and digital certificates has become an integral part of how the Internet works today. But there are some challenges on the horizon[…]
LAS VEGAS–The Internet that we use today was not designed as a cohesive network. It was put together from found bits and pieces over the course of the last few decades, and, as major bugs such as Heartbleed and others have shown, it’s a frighteningly fragile construction. Attackers know this as well as anyone, and[…]
Former DHS secretary Michael Chertoff laid out a game plan for enterprise network security, one heavy on risk management and prioritization in the context of current threats and vulnerabilities, and potential consequences.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab discovered a cache of Windows and Linux plug-ins for the BlackEnergy malware that, in addition to data theft, allow it to target Cisco routers and even destroy hard drives it infects.
Attackers are using BlackEnergy malware to attack HMI software running inside industrial control systems, according to an advisory from ICS-CERT.
The issue of cyberespionage is a thorny one, both technically and politically speaking, but some experts say there may not actually be a solution to the problem.
The lack of a central authority for government network security is not a new problem but it’s not necessarily a bad thing, if everyone is doing their jobs, some experts say.
The United States government and private sector are unprepared for a major cyber attack on the country’s critical infrastructure, a former Congressman said.