Hackers from around the world (not just Russia) had the rare opportunity to crack election-style voting machines this weekend in Las Vegas.
07/25/2018 07:55 AM EDT Original release date: July 25, 2018
Digital Shadows Ltd. and Onapsis Inc. have released a report describing an increase in the exploitation of vulnerabilities in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications. ERP applications help organizations manage critical business processes—such as product lifecycle management, customer relationship management, and supply chain management. An attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities to obtain access to sensitive information.
NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the Digital Shadows and Onapsis report, Exploitation of Enterprise Resource Planning Business Applications, and NCCIC Alert TA16-132A: Exploitation of SAP Business Applications, for further information and recommendations on protecting ERP applications.
And on Tech Republic.
Jonathan Homer says Russian hackers have snared “hundreds of victims” in the utilities and equipment sectors and “got to the point where they could have thrown switches” in a way that could have caused power blackouts.
The Cleaver team targets some of the most sensitive global critical infrastructure companies in the world, including military, oil and gas, airlines, airports, energy producers, utilities, transportation, healthcare, telecommunications, technology, manufacturing, education, aerospace, Defense Industrial Base (DIB), chemical companies and governments. Countries impacted include Canada, China, England, France, Germany, India, Israel, Kuwait, Mexico, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and the US. Look for our full report on Friday Aug 24.
A couple of reports from US-CERT on malicious cyber activity by North Korea.
National Cyber Awareness System: AR18-221A: MAR-10135536-17 – North Korean Trojan: KEYMARBLE 08/09/2018 09:29 AM EDT
National Cyber Awareness System: North Korean Malicious Cyber Activity 08/09/2018 01:02 PM EDT
Hilarious hacking exploits in the jug. 364 of them hacked the JPay tablets they use for email, music and games and transferred money into their own accounts.