Systems News, Articles and Updates

Building management systems still ripe for hacking

The security of building management systems has improved over the last few years but many of them aren't set up properly to avoid being hacked, according to security researchers.

BlackBerry recommendations for connected car security; cyber-crime target

As our cars become more connected and our society moves closer to wide spread autonomous driving, researchers and companies alike are calling for national standards to help secure connected vehicles.

Updates address vulnerabilities in Apache Struts versions 2.5 to 2.5.14

A pair of security updates released by the Apache Software Foundation patch vulnerabilities in Apache Struts versions 2.5 to 2.5.14 that would let a remote attacker take control of a system, according to a US-CERT alert.

Mozilla patches critical flaws in Firefox 57.0.1 update

Mozilla released a security update to address critical vulnerabilities in Firefox 57 which could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

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.