New strain of malware can take power stations offline

Crash Override disabled part of the electrical grid in Ukraine last year, and many more power stations could be susceptible, according to security experts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/13/new-strain-malware-can-take-power-stations-offline.html

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PC microphones helped steal hundreds of gigabytes of data from Ukraine firms

A large-scale cyberattack, dubbed “Operation BugDrop,” was perpetrated against targets in the Ukraine. At least 70 organizations were attacked, with huge amounts of sensitive information data stolen using PC microphones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/21/pc-microphones-helped-steal-hundreds-gigabytes-data-from-ukraine-firms.html

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Why protecting critical infrastructure from cyberattacks is a global emergency

On Dec. 23, the entire Ivano-Frankivsk region in Ukraine suffered a major power outage. According to security experts and the Ukrainian Government the attackers used a destructive variant of the popular BlackEnergy malware.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/15/why-protecting-critical-infrastructure-from-cyberattacks-is-global-emergency.html

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How small states prepare for cyber-war

With Russian tanks and rebels firmly lodged in eastern Ukraine, Eastern Europe has been on high alert for months. As Russian bombers intermittently skirt or trespass Western airspace — and a foreign submarine was reported to be hiding out in waters just off Stockholm last year — the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have ramped up expenditures on armored personnel carriers, mobile missile launchers and other hardware to defend their borders.


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