New Cyberattack by Group Behind TRITON/TRISIS Reported

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 22:45:39 +0000

Cybersecurity firm FireEye has uncovered and is responding to a new intrusion at an unnamed critical infrastructure facility that it suggests in an April 10 blog post was perpetrated by the group behind the TRITON attack, which prompted a process shutdown at a Middle Eastern facility in 2017. But while details of the new attack are sparse, […]

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New TRITON/TRISIS Cyberattack Reported at Critical Infrastructure Facility

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 16:04:17 +0000

A new critical infrastructure facility has suffered a TRITON intrusion, says cybersecurity firm FireEye.  The company confirmed in an April 10 blog post that it has uncovered and is responding to an “an additional intrusion by the attacker behind TRITON at a different critical infrastructure facility.”  Details about the attack are sparse, but FireEye and […]

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Drug trade in Darknet becoming more professional, says cybersecurity expert

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 11:17:57 +0000

The drug trade in the Darknet is becoming more professional, with buyers now able to rate the quality of the shipment of illegal drugs.

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Autonomous Power Plant Takes Shape in Japan

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000

The world’s first autonomous combined cycle power plant is currently under construction at the Takasago Machinery Works facility in Japan, and it will be operational by 2020, according to Mitsubishi Hitachi

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Working with Peers Is Critical to Power System Reliability [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 18:59:46 +0000

When conversations around the power industry turn to computer hacking, more often than not experts say it’s not a question of if, but rather, how systems have been compromised. William Doering, adjunct professor in the John E. Simon School of Business at Maryville University and a director with Guidehouse—a management consulting services provider—said he has […]

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Trump Acts on Critical Infrastructure Resiliency Against EMP Threats

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 21:44:45 +0000

President Trump has signed an executive order (EO) to boost coordination for and national resilience against electromagnetic pulse (EMP) threats—both from nuclear warfare and natural events like solar superstorms. The action suggests new federal mandates to protect critical infrastructure against EMP events and attacks may be on the horizon.  Senior Trump administration officials from the from the […]

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Trump Acts on Critical Infrastructure Resiliency Against EMP Events

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 21:44:45 +0000

President Trump has signed an executive order (EO) to boost coordination and national resilience to electromagnetic pulse (EMP) threats—both from nuclear warfare and natural events like solar superstorms.  Senior Trump administration officials from the from the National Security Council (NSC), the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Energy—who took the unusual step in […]

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New Kaspersky Endpoint Security provides better and automatic anomaly detection

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 18:32:35 +0000

Kaspersky Lab has unveiled the next generation of its endpoint protection with new Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business. The product features Adaptive Anomaly Control, which intelligently perceives and blocks anomalous applications and user behavior, and offers improved protection from miners and network threats.

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Cyberattack Debilitates Major Aluminum and Hydropower Producer

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:05:53 +0000

Norsk Hydro, a major global aluminum producer that is also Norway’s third-largest producer of hydropower, has been stricken by an extensive cyberattack—reportedly ransomware—that forced its entire global network offline. The company powers its sizable aluminum production operations with 20 hydropower plants concentrated in Telemark, Røldal-Suldal, Sogn, and Vennesla, producing a total 10 TWh per year. […]

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PH ranks 10th in Kaspersky Lab’s global list

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Sat, 09 Mar 2019 16:17:37 +0000

In the cybersecurity company’s global ranking, the Philippines placed in the 10th spot with 26.81% users of Kaspersky Lab solutions attacked by mobile malware. The list is topped by Iran (44.24%), Bangladesh (42.98%) and Nigeria (37.72%), respectively.

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