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TRITON Malware Targeting Critical Infrastructure Could Cause Physical Damage

TRITON Malware Targeting Critical Infrastructure Could Cause Physical Damage

December 14, 2017Wang Wei
Security researchers have uncovered another nasty piece of malware designed specifically to target industrial control systems (ICS) with ...
Dangerous Malware Discovered that Can Take Down Electric Power Grids

Dangerous Malware Discovered that Can Take Down Electric Power Grids

June 12, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Last December, a cyber attack on Ukrainian Electric power grid caused the power outage in the northern part of Kiev — the country's ...
This Ransomware Malware Could Poison Your Water Supply If Not Paid

This Ransomware Malware Could Poison Your Water Supply If Not Paid

February 16, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Ransomware has been around for a few years, but in last two years, it has become an albatross around everyone's neck, targeting busin...
NCIIPC: It's Time to Step Forward And Protect Our Critical Infrastructures from Cyber Attacks

NCIIPC: It's Time to Step Forward And Protect Our Critical Infrastructures from Cyber Attacks

January 26, 2017Mohit Kumar
The IT threat landscape has changed dramatically over the last three-four years. With no shortage of threat actors, from hacktivists to...
Hackers Suspected of Causing Second Power Outage in Ukraine

Hackers Suspected of Causing Second Power Outage in Ukraine

December 20, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The same group of hackers that caused the power outage across several regions in Ukraine last Christmas holidays might have once again s...
State-Sponsored SCADA Malware targeting European Energy Companies

State-Sponsored SCADA Malware targeting European Energy Companies

July 13, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a new campaign targeting energy companies in Western Europe with a sophisticated malware that almost...
Irongate — New Stuxnet-like Malware Targets Industrial Control Systems

Irongate — New Stuxnet-like Malware Targets Industrial Control Systems

June 04, 2016Mohit Kumar
Security researchers have discovered a sophisticated piece of malware that uses tricks from the Stuxnet sabotage malware and is specifically...
Israeli Power Grid Authority Suffers Massive Cyber Attack

Israeli Power Grid Authority Suffers Massive Cyber Attack

January 27, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The country which built a Digital Iron Dome , Israel had undergone one of the largest serious cyber attack this year. This time, the...
Hackers Cause World's First Power Outage with Malware

Hackers Cause World's First Power Outage with Malware

January 05, 2016Swati Khandelwal
SCADA system has always been an interesting target for cyber crooks, given the success of Stuxnet malware that was developed by the US ...
Hackers Could Crash Trains by Hacking Rail Traffic System

Hackers Could Crash Trains by Hacking Rail Traffic System

April 24, 2015Swati Khandelwal
After reaching heights in cyber attacks by targeting SCADA systems , hackers are looking forward to crash trains. It isn't only ...
This 'Killer USB' can make your Computer explode

This 'Killer USB' can make your Computer explode

March 12, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Can Hackers turn a remote computer into a bomb and explode it to kill someone, just like they do in hacker movies? Wait, wait! Before an...
New Variant of Havex Malware Scans for OPC Servers at SCADA Systems

New Variant of Havex Malware Scans for OPC Servers at SCADA Systems

July 18, 2014Swati Khandelwal
At the beginning of the month, we have reported about the new surge of a Stuxnet-like malware “Havex” , which was previously targeting o...
Dragonfly Russian Hackers Target 1000 Western Energy Firms

Dragonfly Russian Hackers Target 1000 Western Energy Firms

July 01, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Gone are the days when cyber criminals focuses only on PCs to spread malwares and target people, whether it’s ordinary or a high profile per...
Stuxnet-like 'Havex' Malware Strikes European SCADA Systems

Stuxnet-like 'Havex' Malware Strikes European SCADA Systems

June 26, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have uncovered a new Stuxnet like malware, named as “ Havex ”, which was used in a number of previous cyber attack...
Growing market of zero-day vulnerability exploits pose real threat to Cyber Security

Growing market of zero-day vulnerability exploits pose real threat to Cyber Security

December 08, 2013Anonymous
NSS Labs issued the report titled " The Known Unknowns " to explain the dynamics behind the market of zero-day exploits. Last we...
Israeli Road Control System hacked, caused Traffic jam on Haifa Highway

Israeli Road Control System hacked, caused Traffic jam on Haifa Highway

October 28, 2013Anonymous
Israel is considered one of the most advanced country in cyber security, but at the same time is a privileged target for hostile governme...
Cyber 9/11, cyber doomsday...between fear and need for action

Cyber 9/11, cyber doomsday...between fear and need for action

March 14, 2013Anonymous
It’s not a mystery, every nation is worried of the level of security of its infrastructure, the United States are among the most concern...
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