Candiru: Another Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer

Schneier on Security

Citizen Lab has identified yet another Israeli company that sells spyware to governments around the world: Candiru. From the report : Summary: Candiru is a secretive Israel-based company that sells spyware exclusively to governments.

Cybercriminals Increasingly Target Manufacturing, IP

Security Boulevard

Recent attacks targeting intellectual property (IP) and critical infrastructure are raising the security stakes for manufacturing organizations, as the industry records one of the highest attack rates of any sector since the onset of COVID-19. One in five manufacturing companies in the U.S.

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The Physical Impact of Manufacturing Cyber Threats

Security Boulevard

These attacks represent a clear and present danger to manufacturers and other critical infrastructure sectors. The post The Physical Impact of Manufacturing Cyber Threats appeared first on Security Boulevard. Cyber Threats to Physical Systems are Increasing in Sophistication and Volume.

Mollitiam Industries is the Newest Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer

Schneier on Security

Candiru: Another Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer

Security Boulevard

The post Candiru: Another Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer appeared first on Security Boulevard. Citizen Lab has identified yet another Israeli company that sells spyware to governments around the world: Candiru.

Survey: Nearly Half of Manufacturers Suffered a Digital Attack in the Last Year

Security Boulevard

The post Survey: Nearly Half of Manufacturers Suffered a Digital Attack in the Last Year appeared first on The State of Security. The post Survey: Nearly Half of Manufacturers Suffered a Digital Attack in the Last Year appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Ransomware in Auto Manufacturing Threatens Industry’s Recovery

Security Boulevard

As automotive supply chains become more complex, automotive manufacturers are increasingly susceptible to a ransomware attack, according to a report from Black Kite. The post Ransomware in Auto Manufacturing Threatens Industry’s Recovery appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Attackers Target Small Manufacturing Firms

Dark Reading

The most common tactics include credential stuffing using valid accounts, various forms of deception, and vulnerabilities in third-party software, Rapid7 says in its latest quarterly threat report

REvil Ransomware Hits Jack Daniel's Manufacturer

Dark Reading

Attackers who targeted US spirits manufacturer Brown-Forman reportedly stole a terabyte of confidential data

Manufacturing Sees Rising Ransomware Threat

Dark Reading

Crypto-ransomware groups are increasingly adopting malware and tools that can probe and attack operational technology, such as industrial control systems, according to an assessment of current threats

Manufacturing Firms Learn Cybersecurity the Hard Way

Dark Reading

Although 61% of smart factories have experienced a cybersecurity incident, IT groups and operational technology groups still don't collaborate enough on security

IoT devices at major Manufacturers infected with crypto-miner

Security Affairs

Hackers have infected with a piece of malware some IoT devices running Windows 7 designed by three of the world’s largest manufacturers. The experts reported that several IoT devices at some major manufacturers have been infected with a cryptocurrency miner in October 2019.

COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer suffers a data breach

Security Affairs

Indian COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories was hit with a cyber attack that forced it to shut down its plants in Brazil, India, Russia, the U.K., In response to the security breach, the COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer has isolated all data center services. “In

Cyberattack Hits Aircraft Parts Manufacturer

Dark Reading

Belgium's Asco has shut down manufacturing around the world, including the US, in response to a major cybersecurity event, but what happened isn't clear

Apple Manufacturer Foxconn Confirms Cyberattack

Threatpost

Manufacturing powerhouse confirmed North American operations impacted by November cyberattack. Breach Hacks Malware apple DopplePaymer Foxconn Foxconn Technology Group ransomware U.S. Cyber Emergency Response Team

AppSec Decoded: Manufacturing more-secure IoT devices

Security Boulevard

In our latest episode of AppSec Decoded, we discuss how manufacturers can secure their IoT devices. The post AppSec Decoded: Manufacturing more-secure IoT devices appeared first on Software Integrity Blog. The post AppSec Decoded: Manufacturing more-secure IoT devices appeared first on Security Boulevard. IoT & ICS Security Security Bloggers Network IoT Security

Compal, the Taiwanese giant laptop manufacturer hit by ransomware

Security Affairs

The Taiwanese electronics manufacture Compal suffered a ransomware attack over the weekend, media blames the DoppelPaymer ransomware gang. It is the second-largest contract laptop manufacturer in the world behind Quanta Computer.

Critical Industrial Flaws Pose Patching Headache For Manufacturers

Threatpost

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Manufacturing’s Cloud Migration Opens Door to Major Cyber-Risk

Threatpost

New research shows that while all sectors are at risk, 70 percent of manufacturing apps have vulnerabilities. Cloud Security Critical Infrastructure Mobile Security Vulnerabilities Web Security

IoT Malware Campaign Infects Global Manufacturing Sites

Dark Reading

The infection uses Lemon_Duck PowerShell malware variant to exploit vulnerabilities in embedded devices at manufacturing sites

One in Five Manufacturing Firms Targeted by Cyberattacks

Dark Reading

Information-stealing malware makes up about a third of attacks, a study finds, but companies worry most about ransomware shutting down production

Cybersecurity risks in a possible US manufacturing resurgence

Tech Republic Security

When factories, notably in China, shuttered during the COVID-19 pandemic, products the US relied on were impacted. Here's how experts see a return to "Made in America" and the incumbent risks

Tesla, SpaceX Parts Manufacturer Suffers Data Breach

Dark Reading

Visser Precision has confirmed a security incident likely caused by the data-stealing DoppelPaymer ransomware

Manufacturing Has the Lowest Percentage of High-Severity Flaws but Needs to Improve Time to Remediation

Security Boulevard

The past 12 months have been especially challenging for the manufacturing industry. The pandemic affected in-person manufacturing jobs as well as supply and demand, causing many manufacturing companies to shut their doors or lay off valuable employees.

Five Lessons from the JBS Attack for Securing the Manufacturing Supply Chain

Security Boulevard

These questions are all worth posing in light of the recent cyberattack on the world’s largest meat manufacturer, JBS , which led to the closure of five meat processing plants across the U.S. Attack Vectors Facing the Manufacturing Supply Chain.

Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer suffered a data leak

Security Affairs

Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer suffered a data leak, an unsecured database managed by the company containing gamers’ info was exposed online. Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer has suffered a data leak, this is the discovery made by the security researcher Bob Diachenko.

Airplane manufacturer Bombardier has disclosed a security breach, data leaked online

Security Affairs

Hackers posted data stolen from manufacturer of business jets Bombardier on Clop ransomware leak site following alleged FTA hack. Bombardier pointed out that manufacturing and customer support operations have not been impacted.

March to 5G could pile on heavier security burden for IoT device manufacturers

SC Magazine

As the Department of Defense works on standards to dictate 5G rollout, security requirements may be too much for IoT manufacturers. Of course, many security hurdles for IoT device manufacturers are not specific to 5G. In IoT, [manufacturers] want that low-cost sensor.

Cyber-Criminal espionage Operation insists on Italian Manufacturing

Security Affairs

ZLab researchers spotted a new malicious espionage activity targeting Italian companies operating worldwide in the manufacturing sector. Additional details, including IoCs and Yara rules are available here: Cyber-Criminal espionage Operation insists on Italian Manufacturing.

Device manufacturers need to rethink how to lock down IoT

SC Magazine

Today’s columnist, Matt Wyckhouse of Finite State, says to lock down IoT devices, manufacturers have to build security in from the start. Manufacturers have experienced slower deal cycles and more demands for security reviews. How device manufacturers can stem the tide.

Plugging the Data Leak in Manufacturing

Threatpost

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Sierra Wireless halted production at its manufacturing sites due to ransomware attack

Security Affairs

Sierra Wireless is a Canadian multinational wireless communications equipment designer and manufacturer headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. The post Sierra Wireless halted production at its manufacturing sites due to ransomware attack appeared first on Security Affairs.

Breakdown of a Break-in: A Manufacturer's Ransomware Response

Dark Reading

The analysis of an industrial ransomware attack reveals common tactics and proactive steps that businesses can take to avoid similar incidents

Swiss rail vehicle manufacturer Stadler hit by a malware-based attack

Security Affairs

Stadler, a Swiss manufacturer of railway rolling stock disclosed a data breach, hackers attempted to blackmail the company. International rail vehicle manufacturer, Stadler , disclosed a security breach that might have also allowed the attackers to steal company data.

U.S. Manufacturer Most Recent Target of LokiBot Malspam Campaign

Threatpost

manufacturing company is the latest organization to be targeted with the LokiBot trojan - although this most recent campaign harbored some bizarre red flags. Malware Web Security info-stealer IOC IP address LokiBot malicious attachment malicious email malspam malware manufacturing company Spam TrojanA large U.S.

The Impact of Modern Ransomware on Manufacturing Networks

Trend Micro

Ransomware threats have disrupted the manufacturing industry significantly in 2020. In a disturbing trend during the third quarter of the year, attackers appeared to be singling out manufacturing organizations as a victim of choice in their ransomware operations.

Jet Manufacturer Bombardier Data Leaked Following FTA Attack

Heimadal Security

The post Jet Manufacturer Bombardier Data Leaked Following FTA Attack appeared first on Heimdal Security Blog. At the beginning of the week, Accellion File Transfer Appliance (FTA) was subject to a security breach and extortion campaign orchestrated by the FIN11 group.

SAP Stomps Out Critical RCE Flaw in Manufacturing Software

Threatpost

The remote code execution flaw could allow attackers to deploy malware, modify network configurations and view databases. Vulnerabilities

Threatlist: Manufacturing, a Top Target for Espionage

Threatpost

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Manufacturing Has the Lowest Percentage of High-Severity Flaws but Needs to Improve Time to Remediation

Veracode Security

The past 12 months have been especially challenging for the manufacturing industry. The pandemic affected in-person manufacturing jobs as well as supply and demand, causing many manufacturing companies to shut their doors or lay off valuable employees.

Cyber Threat in 3D Printing says Pentagon

CyberSecurity Insiders

Pentagon, the headquarters for United States Department of Defense has issued a special cyber threat alert to the military sector using Additive Manufacturing(AM) through 3D printing technology. Cyber Threats Cyber threat Pentagon Additive Manufacturing

Consumer Reports Calls for IoT Manufacturers to Raise Security Standards

Dark Reading

A letter to 25 companies says Consumer Reports will change ratings to reflect stronger security and privacy standards

VxWorks TCP/IP Stack Vulnerability Poses Major Manufacturing Risk

Dark Reading

A new analysis shows the scale of risk posed by networking vulnerabilities in a popular embedded real-time operating system