6-3-19 – News This Past Week

How likely are weaponized cars?
The modern vehicle can be described as electric, connected, software embedded, driverless, and even artificially intelligent. Left unmanaged and without security considerations, these properties render risks that manifest as software bugs and design flaws that may allow unauthorized remote access

How likely are weaponized cars?

Siemens LOGO!, a PLC for small automation projects, open to attack
LOGO!, a programmable logic controller (PLC) manufactured by Siemens, sports three vulnerabilities that could allow remote attackers to reconfigure the device, access project files, decrypt files, and access passwords

Siemens LOGO!, a PLC for small automation projects, open to attack

Industry is Not Prepared for the IIoT Attacks that Have Already Begun
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is an essential part of business transformation and the Industry 4.0 revolution. Its use is burgeoning, with more than 7 billion devices in use worldwide. This is expected to grow to more 20 billion by 2025 — and does not include phones, tablets or laptops. It is a journey just beginning, and nobody yet knows the destination or route
https://www.securityweek.com/industry-not-prepared-iiot-attacks-have-already-begun

High-Risk Flaws Found in Process Control Systems From B&R Automation
According to the cybersecurity firm, the flaws impact 12 components of the APROL products, which are often used by oil and gas, energy, and mechanical engineering companies
https://www.securityweek.com/high-risk-flaws-found-process-control-systems-br-automation

IoT cyberattacks are the new normal, the security mindset isn’t
Eight in ten organizations have experienced a cyberattack on their IoT devices in the past 12 months, according to new research by Irdeto. Of those organizations, 90% experienced an impact as a result of the cyberattack, including operational downtime and compromised customer data or end-user safety.

IoT cyberattacks are the new normal, the security mindset isn’t

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