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Malware that can gain full system access to multiple industrial control systems and supervisory control and data acquisition devices has been spotted by a number of US Government agencies, with the claims being backed up by a security firm that specialises in ICS security.

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The American website ZDNet says numerous threat groups are linked to various countries and claims this is based on findings by the ICS security specialist firm Dragos.

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The chief executive of an American company that specialises in the security of industrial control systems is not exactly enthusiastic about governments forcing companies to report incidents that affect such systems, given that sharing of information from the government side is limited.

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Steps to mitigate attacks against industrial control systems, outlined by three US Government entities — the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the FBI and the Department of Energy — have come in for some sharp criticism from Robert M. Lee, the chief executive of Dragos, a company that specialises in security for such systems.

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GUEST RESEARCH: Industrial cybersecurity specialist Dragos released its fifth annual cybersecurity year in review report this week, identifying the emergence of three new threat groups targeting industrial control systems and operational technology, including a specific focus on renewable energy operations in Australia and North America.

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GUEST RESEARCH: Industrial cybersecurity specialist Dragos released its fifth annual cybersecurity year in review report this week, identifying the emergence of three new threat groups targeting industrial control systems and operational technology, including a specific focus on renewable energy operations in Australia and North America.

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Friday, 29 October 2021 10:34

Dragos gets $200 million in Series D funding

Cybersecurity for industrial controls systems and operational technology environments Dragos raises $200 million in Series D funding at a valuation of $1.7 billion.

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The CIA has invested US$1.6 million (A$2.2 million) in the company behind the secure messaging app Wickr, through its investment arm In-Q-Tel, the American website Motherboard reports, citing public disclosure records as a source.

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Industrial control systems security specialist Dragos has gained a well-known investor as it expands its presence in Australia and New Zealand, with former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull having ploughed some of his hard-earned into the firm.

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The Indian Government has said a power outage in Mumbai last year was caused by human error, adding that no evidence exists to connect the incident to a "hacking attempt".

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The water treatment plant in a Florida city, that was breached last week and had its sodium hydroxide levels changed temporarily before they were reversed back to normal, was running an outdated version of Windows and the password for its TeamViewer application was shared among all employees, according to an advisory from the Massachusetts state government.

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UPDATED 11 February: Ex-NSA hacker and former owner of security company Immunity, Dave Aitel, has launched a fresh salvo of tweets against a book published by New York Times cyber security reporter Nicole Perlroth, after securing and reading a copy of the tome which was published on Tuesday US time.

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Breached cyber security company FireEye has explicitly said that the alleged Russian group APT29 is not behind the attack on its own infrastructure and a number of other private and public firms, according to the head of security company Dragos.

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An European body representing 42 electric transmission system operators in 35 countries recently experienced a compromise of its office network, the security firm Dragos says, adding it was an IT network that was infiltrated.

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A Windows ransomware attack on a gas pipeline in the US, briefly detailed by the US Cyber Security and Infrastructure Agency recently, is probably the same as that reported by the US Coast Guard in 2019, the security firm Dragos claims.

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The head of the cyber security firm Dragos has played down reports of a cyber attack being behind a fire at the Abadan Oil Refinery in Iran, which were published by Reuters on Sunday.

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Industrial security intelligence provider Dragos has issued a warning about a threat group it has baptised Xenotime, which it says has expanded its field of operations from the oil and gas industry to now also target electricity utilities in the US.

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Industrial cyber security firm Dragos has acquired NexDefense, a pioneer in the field of industrial security, and says it will simultaneously release two tools for assessment of ICS/SCADA networks.

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A statement by the head of security firm FireEye that US government spooks produce "nice" malware when compared to that of other states has been reported by the American tech news website Cyberscoop – and allowed to pass unchallenged.

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Thursday, 01 March 2018 22:16

Industrial control vulnerabilities in 2017

Dragos tracks industrial control system vulnerabilities and the vendor responses to them. Things are not pretty!

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