Researchers from MalCrawler built a honeypot mimicking an energy management system at the heart of a power grid, exposing attackers’ behavior once they have access to critical infrastructure systems.
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The security industry has done a good job of following the government’s lead when it comes to developing new approaches and strategies.
A National Security Council member promised Rep. Jim Langevin that a final U.S. rule on the Wassenaar Arrangement would not happen without another public comment period.
While the government still covets exceptional access to encrypted data, a Harvard paper says that plenty of surveillance opportunities remain, especially with the Internet of Things, metadata and more.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the latest on the BlackEnergy APT Group, Amazon getting into the SSL certificate game, and government agencies being told to audit their systems for the Juniper backdoor.
Government agencies have until Feb. 4 to audit their IT infrastructure for the use of backdoored Juniper Networks’ Netscreen firewalls.
Researchers believe a single group, Scarlet Mimic, is responsible for a series of attacks over the years to spy on Tibetan and Uyghur activists.
A group of privacy advocates, who were notified by Twitter that their accounts were targeted in state-sponsored attacks, want some answers.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a new set of draft guidelines on Friday in hopes medical device manufacturers address cybersecurity risks in their products.
Researchers have uncovered a new RAT that can evade sandbox analysis, is adept at carrying out espionage, and is being used in targeted threat operations.