Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer FinFisher Shuts Down

Schneier on Security

FinFisher has shut down operations. This is the spyware company whose products were used, among other things, to spy on Turkish and Bahraini political opposition. Uncategorized cyberweapons privacy spyware surveillance

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.

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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.

Paragon: Yet Another Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer

Schneier on Security

Forbes has the story : Paragon’s product will also likely get spyware critics and surveillance experts alike rubbernecking: It claims to give police the power to remotely break into encrypted instant messaging communications, whether that’s WhatsApp, Signal, Facebook Messenger or Gmail, the industry sources said.

More on NSO Group and Cytrox: Two Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturers

Schneier on Security

The other was hacked both by Pegasus and by the spyware from another cyberweapons arms manufacturer: Cytrox. Citizen Lab published another report on the spyware used against two Egyptian nationals. One was hacked by NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware.

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.

Multiple Automotive Manufacturers Infected With Emotet

Dark Reading

Telemetry from industrial systems security firm Dragos has spotted the malware command-and-control servers communicating with several automotive manufacturer systems

Five Cybersecurity Risks The Manufacturing Industry Faces

Security Boulevard

As society enters a fourth industrial revolution, the manufacturing industry is facing vast, rapid changes. The post Five Cybersecurity Risks The Manufacturing Industry Faces appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Why Manufacturing IP is So Susceptible to Cyber Theft

Security Boulevard

The post Why Manufacturing IP is So Susceptible to Cyber Theft appeared first on Gurucul. The post Why Manufacturing IP is So Susceptible to Cyber Theft appeared first on Security Boulevard. While electronic theft of intellectual property (IP) has been happening for a long time, it.

Mollitiam Industries is the Newest Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer

Schneier on Security

5 Features Of A Good Manufacturing Company

SecureBlitz

When you are looking for a manufacturing company to work with, some things can help you pick the right one. The post 5 Features Of A Good Manufacturing Company appeared first on SecureBlitz Cybersecurity.

REvil Ransomware Hits Jack Daniel's Manufacturer

Dark Reading

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

US agricultural machinery manufacturer AGCO suffered a ransomware attack

Security Affairs

The American agricultural machinery manufacturer AGCO announced that has suffered a ransomware attack that impacted its production facilities. AGCO, one of the most important agricultural machinery manufacturers, announced that a ransomware attack impacted some of its production facilities.

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 was the top industry targeted by ransomware last year

The State of Security

Global supply chains are bearing the brunt of ransomware attacks, according to a new report that finds manufacturing was the most targeted industry during 2021. The post Manufacturing was the top industry targeted by ransomware last year appeared first on The State of 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.

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

Sophisticated Tardigrade malware launches attacks on vaccine manufacturing infrastructure

Security Boulevard

The warning comes from the non-profit Bioeconomy Information Sharing and Analysis Center (BIO-ISAC) which revealed that at least two large facilities working on manufacturing bio-drugs and vaccines have been hit by […]… Read More.

Serious Flaw in Firewalls and VPNs Manufactured by Zyxel Exploited

Heimadal Security

The post Serious Flaw in Firewalls and VPNs Manufactured by Zyxel Exploited appeared first on Heimdal Security Blog. Zyxel is a trademark name that is used by both Zyxel Communications Corp.

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

Ransomware Trained on Manufacturing Firms Led Cyberattacks in Industrial Sector

Dark Reading

Meanwhile, a few "alarming" infiltrations of OT networks by previously unknown threat groups occurred last year as well

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

Machine Identities are Essential for Securing Smart Manufacturing

Security Boulevard

Machine Identities are Essential for Securing Smart Manufacturing. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) puts networked sensors and intelligent devices directly on the manufacturing floor to collect data, drive artificial intelligence and do predictive analytics.

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

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

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.

Global Snack Manufacturer Becomes Cyber Resilient While Cutting Production Costs

Cisco CSR

So you can imagine my relief when I found out we’d be able to help them overcome a significant manufacturing hurdle that could have brought my snack supply to a halt. Visibility into the production line, processes and vital manufacturing machines was blocked.

RansomEXX ransomware hit computer manufacturer and distributor GIGABYTE

Security Affairs

Taiwanese manufacturer and distributor of computer hardware GIGABYTE was a victim of the RansomEXX ransomware gang. RansomEXX ransomware gang hit the Taiwanese manufacturer and distributor of computer hardware GIGABYTE and claims to have stolen 112GB of data.

Sophisticated Tardigrade malware launches attacks on vaccine manufacturing infrastructure

Graham Cluley

Security researchers are warning biomanufacturing facilities around the world that they are being targeted by a sophisticated new strain of malware, known as Tardigrade. Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

Cyber Security for Manufacturing Firms: 5 Reasons & 5 Ways

Security Boulevard

With the rapid digitization of the manufacturing firms globally, the potential cyber risks plaguing their industry have grown in both number and intensity. The post Cyber Security for Manufacturing Firms: 5 Reasons & 5 Ways appeared first on Kratikal Blog.

Ransomware is top cyberattack type, as manufacturing gets hit hardest

CSO Magazine

Ransomware and phishing were the top cybersecurity issues for businesses in 2021, according to IBM Security’s annual X-Force Threat Intelligence Index.

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.

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

How Product and Manufacturing Leaders Rate IoT Device Security in 2022

Security Boulevard

A recent Pulse and Keyfactor study surveyed 100 product and manufacturing leaders about their IoT deployments, their security strategy, and the challenges they face. The post How Product and Manufacturing Leaders Rate IoT Device Security in 2022 appeared first on Keyfactor.

Toyota’s just in time manufacturing faced with disruptive cyberattack

Malwarebytes

Hino suspended all operations at its Koga facility, which manufactures large and midsize trucks for export and domestic sale, and its Hamura plant, which makes small trucks and handles production for Toyota.

Electric cars: Four challenges manufacturers need to address to drive adoption

CyberSecurity Insiders

The first challenge facing manufacturers is a lack of charging infrastructure. While increasing the number and visibility of charging networks could increase user confidence in electric cars, manufacturers cannot drive this adoption alone.

Critical Industrial Flaws Pose Patching Headache For Manufacturers

Threatpost

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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.

A cyber attack forced the wind turbine manufacturer Nordex Group to shut down some of IT systems

Security Affairs

Nordex Group, one of the largest manufacturers of wind turbines, was hit by a cyberattack that forced the company to shut down part of its infrastructure. In November another manufacturer of wind turbines was hit by a cyber attack, it was the Danish wind turbine giant Vestas Wind Systems.

Four Steps Manufacturers Can Take to Build a Robust Security Program

Security Boulevard

In the not-too-distant past, manufacturers spent the vast majority of their security resources on physical security. In fact, manufacturing was the second most-attacked industry in 20201 (we’re still waiting on 2021 figures).

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 was the top industry targeted by ransomware last year

Security Boulevard

Global supply chains are bearing the brunt of ransomware attacks, according to a new report that finds manufacturing was the most targeted industry during 2021. The post Manufacturing was the top industry targeted by ransomware last year appeared first on The State of 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.