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.
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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.
A round-table consisting of military, government and former NSA officials in Alexandria, Va., on Monday agreed that cyberattacks targeting U.S. critical infrastructure and private industry are an eminent threat.
A D.C. insider is pessimistic that we’ll see cybersecurity legislation before 2016, pointing toward a number on contributing political and national security factors.
A catastrophic failure in the emergency call management infrastructure cascaded into an incident that left 11 million out of reach of 911 dispatchers for six hours.
Former NSA general counsel Stewart Baker shared his insight on Washington’s perceptions of cyberwar during his keynote address at the Cybersecurity Summit in Minneapolis.