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ICS vulnerabilities could be exploited to cause 'severe operational impact'

While the world holds its collective breath to see if Kim Jong Un makes good on his promise to use "the button for nuclear weapons" on his "table," a new report suggests that North Korean hackers may be developing malware.

Proposed Pentagon plan sees nuclear response to some cyber-attacks

A massive and crippling cyber-attack upon the United States' infrastructure could elicit a nuclear response under a newly drafted strategy that has been presented to President Trump.

Nuclear weapons vulnerable to cyber-attack due to outdated legacy systems

UK and US nuclear weapons systems - along with the rest of our critical infrastructure - suffer from dependency on legacy systems, leaving them at risk of cyber-attack according to a new report.

ICYMI: Uni-DDoS; AI detection; Dentists hit; Nuke strategy, NCSC opens

In Case You Missed It: Uni self-DDoSed; AI beats signature detection; Health sector targeted?; New UK nuclear cyber-strategy; NCSC officially opened.

Swiss investigators drop nuclear talks malware spying case

Investigators have decided to drop an investigation into malware found in a hotel in Geneva after they failed to establish who was behind it

No honour among thieves: Sundown EK stealing exploits

Trustwave researchers have looked at the new version of Sundown exploit kit, finding it to be riddled with other people's exploits

Nearly 100 SK officials hacked, NK suspected

Scores of South Korean officials within critical government departments have been hacked and the security services are pretty sure it's their belligerent neighbours to the north

US GAO finds nukes are controlled by computers from 1970s

The US US Government Accountability Office has released a report showing that The Pentagon is controlling its nuclear arms with computers from the 1970's.

A rusty deterrent? Trident to get upgrade from BAE

The Ministry of Defence is to bolster the cyber-security systems of its HMS Vanguard fleet of nuclear submarines otherwise known as Trident.