Blog Tag: (Cdr)

Protecting Critical Networks: Power Grid

December 07, 2018 by Mike Goldgof
A recent article talks about the continued targeting of the U.S. power grid by Russia-linked hacking groups, specifically by “TEMP.Isotope.” While the U.S. critical infrastructure continues to improve its cyber defenses, some of the...

Protecting Critical Networks: Maritime Industry

December 07, 2018 by Mike Goldgof
A recent article describes the alarming cyber security issues faced by today’s maritime industry. It is entirely feasible for a hacker to break into a ship’s computer system and alter the ship’s course, for example. The primary...

Data Sanitization against Steganography, Evasion

November 06, 2018 by Taeil Goh
We have warned about the risk of steganography in the previous blog. Steganography is the method of concealing messages, images, videos or malware within a file or a message. We have now observed steganography in actual attacks*. Just...

TSMC Virus Attack and the Need for a Secure Data Workflow for Manufacturing Networks

August 07, 2018 by John Alexander
Details of the TSMC Virus AttackOn Friday, 3 August 2018, the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) was reportedly hit with a variant of the 2017 WannaCry ransomware, and from current reports the...

Defending Against SettingContent-MS being used in MS Office and PDF Files

July 31, 2018 by Taeil Goh
Summary SettingContent-ms is an XML file that allows users to create a shortcut to Windows 10 setting pages. Recently a serious vulnerability was published by Matt Nelson, a researcher at SpecterOps. Only a week after his report, it...