North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters on Monday.
Topic: Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)
Early this spring, Russian government-linked hackers used three popular internet of things devices with weak security to access several Microsoft customers' networks, then tried infiltrating more privileged accounts, researchers announced Monday.
In late May 2018, security researchers announced that specific consumer-grade electronic devices had been infected by a type of malware referred to as the VPNFilter. Only a couple of days after this information was disclosed, several agencies of the United States Government issued a warning to users of these compromised devices, strongly advising them of
The revelation brings to five the number of groups tracked by Dragos that go after the oil and gas sector, highlighting the growing interest shown by well-resourced hackers in probing the industrial control systems (ICS) that underpin energy infrastructure. Oil and gas companies move markets and are strategic national assets, giving cyber operatives plenty
The Iran-linked cyber-espionage group OilRig has started using three new malware families in campaigns observed over the past month, FireEye reports.
A vulnerability disclosed today allows hackers to plant persistent backdoors on Cisco gear, even over the Internet, with no physical access to vulnerable devices.
Dr. Merz is a Senior Research Scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). She holds a Doctorate and Masters in Computer Science, with a concentration in Information Assurance from Colorado Technical University, and a Bachelor of Science in Information Management from the University of Maryland. Dr. Merz has 17+ years of cybersecurity
Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as sensors, wearable devices, robots, drones, and autonomous vehicles facilitate the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance to Command and Control and battlefield services. However, the extensive use of information and communication technologies in such systems makes them