Tag Archives: ICS

Industrial Control Systems at Risk from Targeted Snake Malware

Researchers at Sentinel One and Dragos have detected malicious code, called EKANS or Snake, that has been designed specifically to target industrial control systems (ICS), including those of oil refineries, manufacturing sites, and electrical and power grids. Although there have been a few successful attacks against ICS in the past, including the destruction of a … Continue Reading

FBI Warns of Retaliatory Cyber-Attack from Iran

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is warning of a heightened likelihood of Iranian cyber-attacks following the escalation of tension between the U.S. and Iran. This follows the warning last week by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The FBI and DHS issued a bulletin to law enforcement groups warning of potential physical and cyber-attacks … Continue Reading

NCCoE Releases Guidance For Securing Manufacturing Industrial Control Systems

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released a draft Project Description for the manufacturing sector entitled: Capabilities Assessment for Securing Manufacturing Industrial Control Systems. According to the NCCoE, “Industrial Control Systems (ICS) monitor and control physical processes in many different industries and sectors, especially in manufacturing. A cyber attack directed at a manufacturing … Continue Reading
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