Microsoft Warns of Surge in Cyber Attacks Targeting Internet-Exposed OT Devices

Microsoft Warns of Surge in Cyber Attacks Targeting Internet-Exposed OT Devices

Microsoft Warns of Surge in Cyber Attacks Targeting Internet-Exposed OT Devices Microsoft has emphasized the need for securing internet-exposed operational technology (OT) devices following a spate of cyber attacks targeting such environments since late 2023. “These repeated attacks against OT devices emphasize the crucial need to improve the security posture Read more…

Fake Antivirus Websites Deliver Malware to Android and Windows Devices

Fake Antivirus Websites Deliver Malware to Android and Windows Devices Threat actors have been observed making use of fake websites masquerading as legitimate antivirus solutions from Avast, Bitdefender, and Malwarebytes to propagate malware capable of stealing sensitive information from Android and Windows devices. “Hosting malicious software through sites which look Read more…

Rockwell Advises Disconnecting Internet-Facing ICS Devices Amid Cyber Threats

Rockwell Advises Disconnecting Internet-Facing ICS Devices Amid Cyber Threats

Rockwell Advises Disconnecting Internet-Facing ICS Devices Amid Cyber Threats Rockwell Automation is urging its customers to disconnect all industrial control systems (ICSs) not meant to be connected to the public-facing internet to mitigate unauthorized or malicious cyber activity. The company said it’s issuing the advisory due to “heightened geopolitical tensions and adversarial Read more…

MITRE Unveils EMB3D: A Threat-Modeling Framework for Embedded Devices

MITRE Unveils EMB3D: A Threat-Modeling Framework for Embedded Devices

MITRE Unveils EMB3D: A Threat-Modeling Framework for Embedded Devices The MITRE Corporation has officially made available a new threat-modeling framework called EMB3D for makers of embedded devices used in critical infrastructure environments. “The model provides a cultivated knowledge base of cyber threats to embedded devices, providing a common understanding of these threats Read more…

China-Linked Hackers Suspected in ArcaneDoor Cyberattacks Targeting Network Devices

China-Linked Hackers Suspected in ArcaneDoor Cyberattacks Targeting Network Devices

China-Linked Hackers Suspected in ArcaneDoor Cyberattacks Targeting Network Devices The recently uncovered cyber espionage campaign targeting perimeter network devices from several vendors, including Cisco, may have been the work of China-linked actors, according to new findings from attack surface management firm Censys. Dubbed ArcaneDoor, the activity is said to have commenced around July 2023, Read more…

Xiaomi Android Devices Hit by Multiple Flaws Across Apps and System Components

Xiaomi Android Devices Hit by Multiple Flaws Across Apps and System Components

Xiaomi Android Devices Hit by Multiple Flaws Across Apps and System Components Multiple security vulnerabilities have been disclosed in various applications and system components within Xiaomi devices running Android. “The vulnerabilities in Xiaomi led to access to arbitrary activities, receivers and services with system privileges, theft of arbitrary files with system privileges, Read more…