Cybersecurity Experts Warn of New ‘Hardened’ ICS-Specific Ransomware Variant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 01:47:11 +0000

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A primitive but unique ransomware variant that emerged in mid-December can forcibly stop a number of processes, including multiple items related to industrial control system (ICS) operations, industrial cybersecurity firm Dragos warned in a detailed report on Feb. 3. The ransomware known as “EKANS” (or “Snake,” which is “EKANS” spelled backwards) is “relatively straightforward” as […]

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Malware Discovered at Nuclear Plant in India

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 10:33:33 +0000

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Malware detected at the Kundankulam nuclear power plant in India’s state of Tamil Nadu has not affected plant systems, an investigation by Nuclear Power Corp. of India (NPCIL), the nation’s nuclear plant operator, confirms.  The entity said in a press release on Oct. 30 that it discovered the malware on Sept. 4 on the personal […]

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Human Rights Activist Allegedly Targeted With NSO Malware Says His Life Is ‘Hellish’

Credit to Author: Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai| Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 14:16:51 +0000

Amnesty International details attacks against two Moroccan human rights activists allegedly carried out with NSO Group’s spyware.

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