Transport News, Articles and Updates

Interview. Airbus defends physical assets from fileless attacks & AI

In a wide ranging interview, Lloyd Rush, UK Cyber Defence Centre manager, Airbus Defence and Space provides SC with insight into the latest attack trends, including fileless, plus the threat of criminal AI use and SOC responses.

Shipping company Clarksons refuses to pay ransom, data leak expected

UK shipping giant Clarksons has beenhit by hackers who were successful in stealing sensitive and confidential data which may soon be leaked due to Clarksons' refusal to pay the ransom demanded by the hackers.

'Crash' testing programme needed to achieve autonomous vehicle security

Driving the Autumn Budget - speed of introduction causes concerns over safety of autonomous vehicles, including terrorist take-over, plus where responsibility lays - user, manufacterer (hardware/software) and regulator.

Boeing 757 airliner successfully hacked with radio comms hacking tools

A Boeing 757 airliner was successfully hacked by a team of public and private security professionals, according to a US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official.

Attackers could fully compromise shipping comms server via backdoor

Backdoor account and blind SQL attacks vulnerability found in AmosConnect 8 satellite comms equipment used in shipping.

Hacking container ships is dead easy, warn security consultants

Container ships could be at a very real risk of being hacked, warned security consultants as it is warned that there are security lapses a plenty on the high seas

DDoS attacks delay trains, halt transportation services in Sweden

A series of distributed of denial of service attacks aimed at Sweden's transportation services caused train delays and disrupted over travel service earlier this week.

Shipping organisations get code of practice for tackling cyber threats

Department for Transport launches new Cyber Security code of practice for ships as "Cyber-security ... threatens the reliability and performance of a shipping sector that carries 95 percent of our trade [so] has to be taken seriously."