Week in security with Tony Anscombe

The first week in security video round-up from WeLiveSecurity. Welcome to the first ever week in security video round-up. This weekly video will bring you some of the biggest industry news that we have covered here on WeLiveSecurity. The videos will be presented by ESET’s Global Security Expert & Industry Ambassador Tony Anscombe. In this week’s cybersecurity … More Week in security with Tony Anscombe

WannaCryptor said to reappear, hitting Boeing’s computers

The notorious ransomware prompted fears that aircraft production could be impacted WannaCryptor, also known as WannaCry, is said to have reared its ugly head again, striking a Boeing production facility in North Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday, the Seattle Times reports. Unlike in May 2017, however, the new attack doesn’t appear to have inflicted any significant … More WannaCryptor said to reappear, hitting Boeing’s computers

Industrial control security practitioners worry about threats … for a reason

Written by Peter Stancik, ESET We Live Security Last month, ESET researchers confirmed the discovery of a new type of sophisticated malware now known as Industroyer, highlighting the threat posed to industrial control systems. Indeed, this is considered to be the first-ever designed to affect ICS industrial control systems directly, and is thought to be behind the December … More Industrial control security practitioners worry about threats … for a reason

Industroyer: ICS were developed decades ago with no security in mind

On December 17th, 2016, the Ukrainian capital Kiev was hit by a blackout for about 75 minutes. Local investigators later confirmed that the energy outage was caused by a cyberattack. Shortly thereafter, ESET researchers analyzed a sophisticated new malware, which is the main suspect in this case. They have named it Industroyer – the biggest threat to Industrial Control … More Industroyer: ICS were developed decades ago with no security in mind

Industroyer: Biggest threat to industrial control systems since Stuxnet

The 2016 attack on Ukraine’s power grid that deprived part of its capital, Kiev, of power for an hour was caused by a cyberattack. ESET researchers have since analyzed samples of malware, detected by ESET as Win32/Industroyer, capable of performing exactly that type of attack. Whether the same malware was really involved in what cybersecurity … More Industroyer: Biggest threat to industrial control systems since Stuxnet

Information security: A career at the forefront of an exciting industry

With technology advancing at an almost breathtaking rate, it can be a challenge to keep up with developments. This is why, for governments and industry worldwide – as well as everyday consumers – the opportunities and convenience afforded by new tech can be threatened by its downsides. Notably, in the 21st century, this is characterized … More Information security: A career at the forefront of an exciting industry

Cyberattacks affect ‘nearly every single company’

Around eight in every 10 cybersecurity executives admit their company has been compromised by a cyberattack in the past 24 months, according to a new KPMG report. In a survey of 403 CIO, CISO and CTOs working in the retail, automotive, banking and technology industries, it was found that 81% had experienced some form of … More Cyberattacks affect ‘nearly every single company’