Pierluigi Paganini January 09, 2017
Recent power outages in Turkey were also caused by cyber attacks

Turkish Energy Minister Berat Albayrak believes that power outages in Istanbul and other areas in Turkey have also been caused by cyber attacks. According to Turkish Energy Minister Berat Albayrak, Istanbul and other areas in Turkey have been experiencing power outages since last week. The power outages were caused by sabotage of underground powerlines and cyberattacks originating in […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 10, 2016
Lax Cybersecurity at Nuclear Facilities is a Recipe For Widespread Disaster

Experts at the Nuclear Industry Summit (NIT) explained how to reduce the risk of damaging cyberattacks at nuclear facilities. The threat of cyber attacks on nuclear power plants and other nuclear facilities is substantial and on the increase, according to experts at the Nuclear Industry Summit, held earlier in the year. Hackers are becoming more […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 11, 2015
Foreign hackers target UK Power Grid every minute

The British Parliament reveals that UK Power Grid is under cyber attack from foreign hackers every minute, but the emergency is for infrastructure worldwide. UK Power Grid is targeted by hackers every minute according to James Arbuthnot, a member of parliament who chaired the Defense Select Committee until last year. As reported by Bloomberg, Arbuthnot plans […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 15, 2014
ICS-CERT states that manufacturing organization compromised for several months

Last ICS-CERT MONITOR report reveals that hackers had access to the systems of an unnamed manufacturing organization for several months. According to the ICS-CERT MONITOR report, which summarizes the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team’s (ICS-CERT) activities between May – August 2014, threat actors had access to the systems of an unnamed manufacturing organization for […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 24, 2013
US critical infrastructure under unceasing cyber attacks

US Congressmen Ed Markey and Henry Waxman issued the report “Electric grid vulnerability” on the level of security for US critical infrastructure. Attack on critical infrastructure is the main concern for worldwide security community, every government has become aware of the risks related to a cyber attack against their own country and is investing to improve its cyber capabilities. […]