Back-to-back industrial cyberthreats alarm global energy sector
Cybersecurity officials in the U.S. and Ukraine have exposed two powerful hacking tools aimed at the industrial control systems that underpin critical energy networks.
Documents reveal depth of anxiety over possible Russian cyberattacks on U.S. grid
A trove of emails from top Homeland Security officials expose how the U.S. government scrambled to ensure the defenses of American utilities after Russia brought down parts of Ukraine’s power grid in 2015.
Hackers square off to close gaps in satellite cybersecurity
The second annual Hack-A-Sat competition pits security researchers against real satellite equipment as the U.S. military rushes to address space cybersecurity risks.
Big Tech is mandating MFA. Hackers have workarounds
Multi-factor authentication offers users far more protection than a password alone. But experts warn it’s no panacea against hackers.
Space cyber wargame exposes satellite industry risks
A tabletop exercise tested how space industry leaders would handle a potentially devastating breach of a satellite’s ground control uplink.
The internet is hooked on packages. Hackers have noticed
Cyberattacks targeting the “packages” that underpin global software programs have rattled the open-source community and exposed gaps in developers’ supply chain security practices.
Space hacking risks pose cyber policy test for Biden admin
The White House won’t be defining the space industry as critical infrastructure, despite mounting pressure from business and lawmakers.
This vulnerability puts the future of U.S. warfighting at risk
Security flaws in a standardized component widely used in military and avionics systems threaten the Pentagon’s plans for an Internet of Military Things.