critical infrastructure

Iran Steel Plants ‘Hit By Cyber-Attack’

Hacking group claims responsibility for reported attacks on several major Iranian steel plants, with one saying forced to halt production

1 month ago

Agricultural Equipment Maker Hit By Ransomware Attack

Agricultural equipment maker AGCO hit by ransomware attack that disrupts operations, affects tractor sales during critical planting period

3 months ago

Microsoft Discloses True Scale Of Russian Cyberattacks On Ukraine

Russian cyberattacks on Ukraine have been extensive and linked with its military operations, Microsoft reveals for first time

4 months ago

NCSC Warns Of Russian Cyber Retaliation Against Critical Infrastructure

UK's NCSC, alongside 'five eye' partners, warns Russia could target critical infrastructure because of sanctions and military support for Ukraine

4 months ago

Ukraine, ESET Foil Cyberattack On Energy Grid

Russian cyber offensive? Ukraine government and ESET confirm Russian GRU attempted to hack Ukraine's energy grid last week

4 months ago

European Oil And Port Facilities Suffer Cyberattacks

More cyberattacks on critical infrastructure, as IT systems are severely disrupted at several European oil and transport companies

6 months ago

German Fuel Supplier Offline After Cyberattack

Echo of Colonial Pipeline attack, as fuel supplier in Germany is paralysed by cyberattack, prompting worries of local fuel shortages

6 months ago

US Offers $10m Reward For Information On Foreign Hackers

Grass on a hacker. US offers $10 million reward for hackers conducting malicious cyber activities against critical infrastructure

1 year ago

US To Issue Cyber Protection Rules For Pipelines After Colonial Hack

Amid Colonial Pipeline hack fallout, US DHS issues cyber protection rules for American pipelines to safeguard critical infrastructure

1 year ago

Colonial Pipeline Hack Was Not Intended To ‘Create Problems’

Russian criminal gang that hit major US fuel pipeline with ransomware attack, claim they are just seeking money, not creating…

1 year ago

Iran’s Natanz Cyberattack Blamed On Israel

Second Stuxnet? Iran's Natanz nuclear facility suffered another cyberattack at the weekend, with the finger once again pointed at Israel

1 year ago

NSA Issues Alert For Critical Infrastructure Operators

Operators of critical infrastructure are being warned to harden their networks against cyber threats to their operational technology (OT)

2 years ago

UK Top Cyber Target For Russian Hackers

Russia has been conducting a long-running cyber and interference campaign against the UK, and Government is still playing catch up,…

2 years ago

Attacks On Critical Infrastructure Now ‘More Targeted’

Study finds cyber-criminals are shifting tactics to favour multi-stage ransomware attacks that include stealing sensitive data to maximise damage and…

2 years ago

Indian Confirms Nuclear Power Station Hack

Well that's a tad worrying...India confirms its newest nuclear power plant has suffered cyberattack

3 years ago

Study Highlights ‘Relentless’ Attacks On Critical Infrastructure

A Ponemon Institute report finds critical systems being taken offline by cyber-attacks, with security teams struggling to gain a clear…

3 years ago

Government Implements Tough Rules To Protect Critical Infrastructure

New rules come into force and mean critical infrastructure providers must implement "robust safeguards" against cyber attack or face stiff…

4 years ago

Schneider Electric Software Flaws Leave Critical Infrastructure Vulnerable

Researchers from Tenable say critical infrastructure is vulnerable to cyber-attacks because of flaws

4 years ago

US Government Warns Of ‘Ongoing’ Attacks On Energy, Nuclear Sectors

Critical industries including energy, nuclear and manufacturing have been targeted for cyber-espionage since earlier this year

5 years ago

Airbus Security Boss Talks Tackling Today’s And Tomorrow’s Cyber Threats

INTERVIEW: Ian Goslin, head of UK cyber security at Airbus discusses how to protect critical infrastructure and being ready for…

5 years ago

Eight Officials Resign From US IT Security Advisory Council

The US administration isn't paying attention to the 'growing threats' faced by the US' critical systems, argue those who resigned

5 years ago

Critical Infrastructure Firms ‘Skip’ Basic Security Checks

More than one-third of critical infrastructure organisations admitted they hadn't carried out basic checks recommended by the government

5 years ago

US Acknowledges Cyber Attack On Nuclear Power Plant

The Wolf Creek facility in Kansas was one of at least a dozen energy companies affected by the hacks, but…

5 years ago

Trump’s Cyber Security Executive Order Is A Good First Step

Executive Order includes efforts to modernise IT systems and protect critical infrastructure

5 years ago

Ransomware Used to Seize Control Of Simulated Water Plant

Georgia Tech researchers have created ransomware that can attack critical infrastructure

5 years ago

Money, Data And Disruption: Cyber Attacks Of 2016

2016 has been an interesting year for cyber security, and that's putting it mildly

6 years ago