In this new blog entry, we will analyze the features and describe the operation of a new ransomware called Ekans, initially known as Snake, which has a very specific design, aimed at infecting and blocking Industrial Control Systems (ICS).
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GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) technology is deeply integrated into society to meet geolocation and time measurement needs; it is considered one of the most reliable and it is a critical element for certain industrial sectors. However, due to the advancement of the technology and its widespread use, GNSS are being compromised by cybercriminals.
Sodinokibi uses the RaaS (Ramsonware as a Service) model, which favours its rapid spread. In this article we present some lines of action that should be followed in the case of having been a victim of this sophisticated malware or if it is suspected that it could have infected our systems.
In the last few days there have been various reports, both nationally and internationally, of a ransomware campaign called NetWalker, also known as Mailto or Koko, which appears to target healthcare centers, taking advantage of the current state of alarm declared as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ransomware attacks have experienced a great evolution from its beginnings, being able to identify a great amount of different families at the present time, many of them are highly sophisticated, with high propagation and persistence. In this blog we explain what is Sodinokibi and how it works.
Throughout the year 2019, we have worked on the detection, treatment and preparation of notices related to cybersecurity in industrial environments, classifying them based on the sector, manufacturer, criticality, etc. This article summarises this work and makes a brief prediction of the events that will take place in 2020.
Over the years, the automotive sector has been growing and evolving technologically. During this time, different deficiencies or vulnerabilities in smart cars have been discovered. For this reason, one of the key issues for this new type of vehicle is protection against possible threats.
Perhaps, given the many important cybersecurity leaks and intrusions in recent years involving everything from social media accounts to critical infrastructure and classified military secrets, the attention paid to the Aurora vulnerability has not been proportional to its seriousness and systems affected. This is because it affects almost every electrical system in the world, and potentially any rotating equipment, whether it generates energy or is essential for an industrial or commercial installation. If the threat is so widespread, why isn’t the industry more worried and actively looking for solutions? From this article various possible reasons for this are given.
The open and most-widely-used framework for communication and vulnerability scoring, the CVSS (Common Vulnerability Scoring System), has been updated, incorporating improvements in its new version 3.1 with respect to the previous one. This standard assesses the severity of computer systems vulnerabilities and assigns them a score of 0 to 10.