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Third-party breaches shake the foundations of the energy sector

90% of the world’s largest energy companies experienced a third-party breach in the past 12 months, according to SecurityScorecard. Powering the global economy and everyday …

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Slovenian power company hit by ransomware

Slovenian power generation company Holding Slovenske Elektrarne (HSE) has been hit by ransomware and has had some of its data encrypted. The attack HSE is a state-owned …

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Danish energy sector hit by a wave of coordinated cyberattacks

The Danish energy sector has suffered what is believed to be the most extensive cyberattack in Danish history, according to SektorCERT. Danish energy sector under attack …

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Unnamed APT eyes vulnerabilities in Rockwell Automation industrial contollers (CVE-2023-3595 CVE-2023-3596)

Rockwell Automation has fixed two vulnerabilities (CVE-2023-3595, CVE-2023-3596) in the communication modules of its ControlLogix industrial programmable logic controllers …

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How cybercriminals target energy companies

In this Help Net Security video, Jim Simpson, Director of Threat Intelligence at Searchlight Cyber, discusses how cybercriminals employ specialized strategies when targeting …

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Key cybersecurity trends in the energy sector

The key trends for the energy industry are about how we manage the future supply and demand challenges at a much more granular level than we are currently able to do. If …

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Don’t lose control of your smart thermostat this winter

Winter is coming and the energy crisis is upon us. With rocketing prices and dwindling supply, much of the western world is bracing for three cold months beset by …

Katie Teitler
Dealing with cyber threats in the energy sector: Are we on the right path?

In this interview for Help Net Security, Katie Taitler, Senior Cybersecurity Strategista at Axonius, talks about cyber threats in the energy sector and what should be improved …

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Beware of password-cracking software for PLCs and HMIs!

A threat actor is targeting industrial engineers and operators with trojanized password-cracking software for programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and human-machine …

Can we trust the cybersecurity of the energy sector?

A research published by DNV reveals that energy executives anticipate life, property, and environment-compromising cyberattacks on the sector within the next two years. The …

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APT group has developed custom-made tools for targeting ICS/SCADA devices

Just a few days after news of attempted use of a new variant of the Industroyer malware comes a warning from the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA): …

Ukraine
Sandworm hackers tried (and failed) to disrupt Ukraine’s power grid

The Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine (CERT-UA), with the help of ESET and Microsoft security experts, has thwarted a cyber attack by the Sandworm hackers, who tried …

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