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Medtronic Patches Implanted Device, CareLink Programmer Bugs

The medical device giant has issued fixes for bugs first disclosed in 2018 and 2019.

By |2020-02-04T12:53:57-05:00February 4th, 2020|carelink programmers, Critical Infrastructure, crt-d, CVE-2018-10596, CVE-2018-5446, CVE-2018-5448, CVE-2019-6538, CVE-2019-6540, Healthcare, icd, implanted devices, medical devices, Medtronic, mri, Patches, SDN, Security Bugs, Vulnerabilities|Comments Off on Medtronic Patches Implanted Device, CareLink Programmer Bugs

LoRaWAN Encryption Keys Easy to Crack, Jeopardizing Security of IoT Networks

New research from IOActive has found that “blindly” trusting the encryption of the widely adopted device protocol can lead to DDoS, sending of false data and other cyber attacks.

By |2020-01-28T07:02:50-05:00January 28th, 2020|Critical Infrastructure, cyber attacks, Cybersecurity, DDoS, Encryption, hackers, Healthcare, industrial control networks, IOActive, IoT, IoT security, Long Range Wide Area Networking, LoRaWAN networks, network keys, Smart Home, Vulnerabilities|Comments Off on LoRaWAN Encryption Keys Easy to Crack, Jeopardizing Security of IoT Networks

Oil-and-Gas Specialist APT Pivots to U.S. Power Plants

Researchers say that physically disruptive attacks aren't imminent, but an increased focus on U.S. electrical-grid operators doesn't bode well.

By |2020-01-10T07:58:37-05:00January 10th, 2020|apt, Critical Infrastructure, cyberattack, dragos report, electric companies, Electrical grid, expansion, Hacks, magnallium, North America, oil and gas, parisite, physically disruptive, power plants, Trisis|Comments Off on Oil-and-Gas Specialist APT Pivots to U.S. Power Plants

3 Critical Bugs Allow Remote Attacks on Cisco NX-OS and Switches

Cisco patched three authentication bypass bugs tied to its DCNM platform used to manages NX-OS.

By |2020-01-03T13:33:29-05:00January 3rd, 2020|cisco data center network manager, Cisco systems, Critical Infrastructure, CVE-2019-15975, CVE-2019-15976, CVE-2019-15977, NX-OS, Patches, remote code execution, REST API, SOAP API, switches, Vulnerabilities|Comments Off on 3 Critical Bugs Allow Remote Attacks on Cisco NX-OS and Switches

2020 Cybersecurity Trends to Watch

Mobile becomes a prime phishing attack vector, hackers will increasingly employ machine learning in attacks and cloud will increasingly be seen as fertile ground for compromise.

Critical Remote Code-Execution Bugs Threaten Global Power Plants

Seventeen bugs could be exploited to stop electrical generation and cause malfunctions at power plants.

By |2019-12-12T16:55:55-05:00December 12th, 2019|17 bugs, application server, bug bounty, Critical Infrastructure, ms-3000 migration server, Positive Technologies, power plants, remote code execution, Siemens, SPPA-T3000, Vulnerabilities|Comments Off on Critical Remote Code-Execution Bugs Threaten Global Power Plants