BadUSB-style attacks against industrial control systems are theoretically possible, but bear watching according to Michael Toecker today at the Security Analyst Summit.
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In the wake of news-making attacks on Sony Pictures, Home Depot and many others, the federal government is establishing a new information integration center to focus on cyber threats.
More than two months after the original advisory went out, Siemens has released patches for a pair of critical vulnerabilities in some versions of its Simatic WinCC SCADA product that remained vulnerable. Both of the vulnerabilities are remotely exploitable and have potentially damaging consequences for companies running affected versions of the product. One of the[…]
There are a number of serious vulnerabilities in the Siemens Ruggedcom WIN switches, including a remotely exploitable buffer overflow and a flaw that could allow an attacker to take actions on the device without authentication. The vulnerabilities affect several models of the Ruggedcom WIN switches, including WIN51xx all versions prior to SS4.4.4624.35, WIN52xx: all versions[…]
The White House announced the creation of E-Gov Cyber, a unit within OMB, that would oversee federal policy development and enforcement of those mandates.
Microsoft publishes a framework and guidelines on how to effectively set up and operate threat information sharing exchanges in hopes that organizations will actually share data.
There is a remotely exploitable buffer overflow in a handful of software products from Schneider Electric that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable machines. The vulnerability lies in a DLL that’s installed with a Device Type Manager that is part of several Schneider products, including the Unity Pro development software, the[…]
Kaspersky Lab has found shared code and functionality between the Regin malware platform and a keylogger described in recently disclosed Snowden documents.
Siemens has patched a web vulnerability in its SIMATIC PLC family of products that could have led unsuspecting users to malicious sites
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab today released a detailed analysis of two modules belonging to the Regin malware platform, one for lateral movement, the other a backdoor.