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Cyber Attacks

Wannacry: the beat goes on…

June 23, 2017
Robert Bergman

Whether criminal or state sponsored, the relentless drum beat of cyber attacks continues to build in intensity and severity. Honda […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Yet another virus behind the Ukrainian power grid cyberattacks has been identified – and brings considerable cause for concern.

June 14, 2017
Robert Bergman

“Industroyer” is customizable malware designed with an obvious knowledge of industrial control systems. It can be used to attack any […]

 
Cyber Attacks

ClearEnergy Ransomware Targets Critical Infrastructure, SCADA and Industrial Control Systems

April 24, 2017
Robert Bergman

This recent article featured on Virusguides.com bring awareness to a new and troubling Ransomware known as ClearEnergy.

 
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U.S. Oil and Gas: Serious Security Concerns Abound

April 12, 2017
Robert Bergman

A recent Ponemon Institute study stated a majority of respondents (68%) had at least one security compromise in the past […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Industrial Control Systems: The Holy Grail of Cyberwar

March 28, 2017
Robert Bergman

Regulators and utility industry leaders need to wake up to the risks that could let malicious hackers cause widespread physical […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Android Supply Chain Infecting Mobiles with Malware Before Delivery

March 20, 2017
Robert Bergman

There is no doubt that increasingly sophisticated bad actors will exploit every available avenue to gain access in an increasingly […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Building a United Front for Cybersecurity

December 21, 2016
Matt Bauer

In the wake of recent news regarding cyber security and US Elections, comes a timely article from Control Magazine entitled […]

 
Cyber Attacks

New PLC Malware Leverages Processor Problems to Go Dark

November 16, 2016
Matt Bauer

While this malware isn’t out in the wild and won’t be anytime soon, it highlights a common trait of all […]

 
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Major Security Flaw Targets Industrial Computer Systems

October 27, 2016
David Morris

This article from Voice of America reveals a major security vulnerability affecting one of the world’s largest manufacturers of computerized […]

 
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Energy Sector Faces More Cyber Attacks Than Any Other Industry

September 22, 2016

A study recently conducted by Dimensional Research for Tripwire, Inc., quoted the Department of Homeland Security, as stating that the […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Cyber Security Means Protecting Assets from Remote-Access Threats

September 13, 2016

At Bedrock, we believe that embedded, hardware-based authentication is the best defense possible when it comes to plant OT assets. […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Bedrock Certified Channel Partner named to DHS ICSJWG Steering Committee

August 22, 2016

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) established the Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group (ICSJWG) […]

 
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The Industrial Cyber Security Landscape

August 8, 2016

This article from SecureList takes a look at the cybersecurity threats in industrial control. Their research provides an overview of […]

 
Advanced Automation

Cyber Security Concerns Need to be Addressed Before Connecting Industrial Assets

July 15, 2016

This article from Control Design explores why commercially available security technology for remote access hasn’t been employed and why the […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Why Cyberwar Is Here to Stay

July 15, 2016

On August 15, 2012, a mysterious self-replicating virus struck Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil company. The cyber attack wiped […]

 
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Lessons From The Ukraine Electric Grid Hack

March 15, 2016
David Morris

This is a good read to get a technical understanding of the Ukraine cyber attack. Investigators have figured out all […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Advanced Cyber Adversaries Require an Advanced Cyber Defense

January 4, 2016
Albert Rooyakkers

Just before Christmas, power went out across western Ukraine. Soon after, the energy ministry confirmed it was exploring claims a […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Interview with Joe Weiss on Ukranian Cyber Attack

January 3, 2016

Joe Weiss, managing director of ISA S99, and one of Bedrock’s Advisory Board Members, conducted an interview with The CyberWire […]

 
Cyber Attacks

NOVA Explores Cyber Security Threat

October 15, 2015
Robert Bergman

There was an interesting NOVA program on October 14 entitled “CyberWar Threat” which directly relates to one of the key […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Costs and Frequency of Attacks on Manufacturing Continue

June 1, 2015

Another great article by Bill Lydon here.   The cost and frequency of cyber attacks on manufacturing continue to increase […]

 
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Cyber Attacks Pose Great Threat to Water/Wastewater Facilities

May 12, 2015
David Morris

Cyber security specialists from the Department of Homeland Security say that cyber attacks pose a greater threat to water and […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Security Report Shows SCADA Attacks Have Doubled

May 7, 2015

Dell Security’s annual threat report shows that SCADA attacks have doubled from 2013 to 2014. While this article recommends best […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Network Security in Jeopardy Because of Toys?

March 13, 2015

This article on the potential implications of a toy being a dangerous device when connected to the internet illustrates graphically […]

 
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Energy Sector Leads in Cyber Attacks

March 10, 2015
David Morris

A new report from the US Department for Homeland Security says that the Energy sector tops the list of US […]

 
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Cyber Attacks Causing Damage in Industrial Automation

December 18, 2014
David Morris

In 2015 we will see more articles like this as industrial companies begin sharing this kind of information, particularly with […]

 
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Websites Tracking ICS Incidents

December 1, 2014

Plants of all sizes are susceptible to attack and would benefit from Bedrock’s unique embedded security approach. One website – […]

 
Cyber Attacks

NSA chief says cyberattackers have penetrated U.S. infrastructure systems

November 24, 2014
David Morris

The head of the National Security Agency, Navy Admiral Michael Rogers, admitted to a House Select Committee on Friday that […]

 
Cyber Attacks

The History and Danger of Stuxnet

November 12, 2014
Robert Bergman

In her new book, author Kim Zetter digs into the discovery of Stuxnet, a computer worm discovered in 2010. Go […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Daktronics Vanguard Default Credentials (Update A)

November 1, 2014
Robert Bergman

By Alert Document This alert update is a follow-up to the original NCCIC/ICS-CERT alert titled ICS-ALERT-14-155-01 Daktronics Vanguard Hardcoded Credentials […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Ecava IntegraXor Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

November 1, 2014
Robert Bergman

By Alert Document NCCIC/ICS-CERT is aware of a public report of a buffer overflow vulnerability with proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code […]

 
Cyber Attacks

ICS Focused Malware (Update A)

November 1, 2014
Robert Bergman

By Alert Document This updated alert is a follow-up to the alert titled ICS-ALERT-14-176-02 that was published June 25, 2014, […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Medical Devices Hard-Coded Passwords

November 1, 2014
Robert Bergman

By Alert Document This alert provides information about mitigating a credentials management vulnerability that has been reported across a broad […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Mitsubishi Electric Automation MC-WorX Suite Unsecure ActiveX Control

November 1, 2014
Robert Bergman

By Alert Document ICS-CERT is aware of a public report of an unsecure ActiveX Control vulnerability in the Mitsubishi Electric […]