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San Francisco public transport ticket system shut down by ransomware

San Francisco public transport ticket system shut down by ransomware

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San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency was caught with a HDDCryptor Ransomware infection over the weekend, leaving the agency unable to sell tickets or charge customers for transport, unless they pay the hackers demands of 100 Bitcoin.

Slovak Finance Ministry drafts country's first cyber-security law

Slovak Finance Ministry drafts country's first cyber-security law

Slovakia is in the process of drafting its first cyber-security law which will address not only the security of finance and health but also critical utilities infrastructure.

ICYMI: Morrisons breach; Worldpay card data; power attack losses; Russian EU targets; criminal capability

ICYMI: Morrisons breach; Worldpay card data; power attack losses; Russian EU targets; criminal capability

The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at Morrisons lawsuit; Wordpay vulnerabilities; Critical scenario costs; EU Banks targeted; Cyber-crime capabilities.

Iranian hackers preparing for attack

Iranian hackers preparing for attack

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Operation Cleaver is a global data gathering exercise still underway by Iranian hackers in key infrastructure sectors, a possible precursor to a major attack.

Russian cyber attack exploits Scottish independence vote

Russian cyber attack exploits Scottish independence vote

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UK oil firms warned to guard against new campaign as Russian malware exploits Scottish independende vote.

Defending Critical Infrastructure: only 6% of incidents malicious

Defending Critical Infrastructure: only 6% of incidents malicious

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The weather, or even simple mis-configuration, are threats to critical infrastructure, but in an emergency, could government now run privatised utilities?

Critical National Infrastructure: how to reduce industrial-scale risk

Critical National Infrastructure: how to reduce industrial-scale risk

Nation-state attacks on CNI will be faciliated by the internet of things, and government regulation is needed to set standards, but the actual likelihood of CNI attacks remains very low says Raimund Genes.

US debuts cyber security framework to protect critical infrastructure

US debuts cyber security framework to protect critical infrastructure

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The Obama administration has launched the Cybersecurity Framework, which aims to educate organisations on the risks facing critical infrastructure systems.

Security of Scada systems scrutinised

Security of Scada systems scrutinised

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A survey of connected Scada computers identified that 500,000 machines could potentially be targeted.

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