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CISA warns over software flaws in industrial control systems

Image: Getty The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) has warned organizations to check recently disclosed vulnerabilities affecting operational technology (OT) devices that should be – but aren’t always – isolated from the internet.  CISA has released released five advisories covering multiple vulnerabilities affecting industrial control systems discovered by researchers ...

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What, exactly, is cybersecurity? And why does it matter?

By everything possible — Shutterstock Cybersecurity focuses on protecting electronic information on websites, networks, or devices from hackers. Through advanced technology and sophisticated processes, cybersecurity professionals help keep data safe and accessible. Individuals and businesses alike face cybersecurity threats. In addition, businesses need protection from unauthorized data access — both ...

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US disrupts Russian botnet that ‘hacked millions of devices’

Image: Getty The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has dismantled the infrastructure of what it described as a Russian botnet consisting of millions of hacked Internet of Things (IoT) devices.  According to the DoJ, RSOCKS was operating as a proxy service, but instead of offering customers IP addresses legitimately leased ...

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