Fox-IT, the Netherlands-based cybersecurity firm owned by NCC Group, revealed on Thursday that it had been the victim of a man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack made possible by DNS records getting changed at its third-party domain registrar. The incident took place back in September and Fox-IT decided to disclose it now after conducting a detailed analysis. A…

A team of researchers has revived an old crypto vulnerability and determined that it affects the products of several major vendors and a significant number of the world’s top websites. Last month, F5 Networks informed customers that some of its BIG-IP products include a vulnerability that can be exploited by a remote attacker for recovering encrypted data…

Every year there are reports and surveys which make the case that security inhibits innovation, productivity and generally holds businesses back. I am not going to argue with that sentiment. Security requires that things are done in a certain manner, which can act as a constraint on wanting to do things a different way. What…

After the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a binding operational directive ordering government departments and agencies to stop using products from Russia-based Kaspersky Lab, the security firm’s CEO has been invited to testify before Congress. Eugene Kaspersky, Kaspersky Lab’s chairman and CEO, posted on Twitter a screenshot of the invitation he received from…

A researcher has identified many vulnerabilities in widely used solar power systems and he believes some of these flaws could allow hackers to cause large-scale outages, but the affected vendor says his claims are exaggerated. In a scenario he calls “Horus,” which stems from the name of the ancient Egyptian god, researcher Willem Westerhof describes…

The WannaCry ransomware attack impacted more than 10,000 organizations in 150 countries, including manufacturing and industrial organizations like Nissan, Renault and Dacia, Spanish Telefónica and Deutsche Bahn. It’s likely that a fair number of industrial organizations have been impacted, but haven’t reported the incidents since they are not required to do so by regulatory requirements.