cyber attacks from iot

Is more IoT driving more cyber attacks?

The WannaCry ransomware attack from this May made the whole world think about cyber security issues once again. Another unique point for WannaCry versus previous cyber attacks is IoT also got involved with the crisis as well. We learned from the news reports that this worm virus was different from usual. It had not only tried to […]

utilities

Are North American utilities safe against cyber attacks?

Last month, public reports from ESET and Dragos outlined a new, highly capable Industrial Controls Systems (ICS) attack platform — the one reportedly used in 2016 against critical utilities infrastructure in Ukraine. CRASHOVERRIDE (alternately named Industroyer), the malware framework used on a cyberattack on the Ukraine electric grid in 2016, hit an electric transmission station near Kiev, […]

wearable-payments

That wearable might accidentally reveal your PIN number

Motion data that your wearable collects from accelerometers, gyroscopes, and magnetometers could be used to break into your bank account or any other keypad lock, according to a paper co-authored by the Stevens Institute of Technology and the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science at Binghamton University. Researchers were able to develop an […]

AI detects cyber attacks with accuracy after attending MIT

AI detects cyber attacks with accuracy after attending MIT

Researchers with MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have announced a breakthrough in cyber threat detection that promises to dramatically lower the amount of time human analysts spend sorting through information in search of evidence of cyber attacks. IT analysts spend countless hours scouring through mountains of data in order to find evidence […]