PUNTA CANA–Here’s how nuts the world of ICS security is: Jonathan Pollet, a security consultant who specializes in ICS systems, was at a Texas amusement park recently and the ride he was waiting for was malfunctioning. The operator told him the ride used a Siemens PLC as part of the control system, so he went[...]
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Hackers used NTP amplification to launch a DDoS attack that topped out at 400 Gbps against an unnamed European organization, 100 Gbps larger than the Spamhaus attack.
Implementing an effective detection system for attacks against cars may wind up being far more difficult than expected.
A Russian researcher was able to take five low severity OAuth bugs and string them together to create what he calls a “simple but high severity exploit” in Github.
PUNTA CANA–A group of high-level, nation-state attackers has been targeting government agencies, embassies, diplomatic offices and energy companies with a cyber-espionage campaign for more than five years that researchers say is the most sophisticated APT operation they’ve seen to date. The attack, dubbed the Mask, or “Careto” (Spanish for “Ugly Face” or “Mask”) includes a[...]
Comcast servers were hacked, yielding a list of the company’s mail servers, passwords and a link to the root file that contains the vulnerability the hackers used.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab said the exploit for the latest Adobe Flash zero day is a password-grabbing Trojan targeting users in China.
Yahoo officials said Thursday that they have reset the passwords on an unspecified number of mail accounts after detecting what they call a “coordinated effort to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts.”
Denial-of-service attacks of anywhere between 100 Gbps and 300 Gbps are being detected with greater frequency, Arbor Networks said.
The website for toy maker Hasbro has been infected and serving malware in drive-by download attacks, Barracuda Networks reports.