Report: Industrial control systems face uphill security battles in 2019

A trio of reports from ICS security firm Dragos point out what was learned in 2018 and give industrial security teams some tips for making 2019 less dangerous. https://www.techrepublic.com/article/report-industrial-control-systems-face-uphill-security-battles-in-2019/#ftag=RSS56d97e7

Report describes Scarlet Widow romance cyber scam

A new report about a Nigeria-based cybercrime ring describes in detail how lonely targets are emotionally preyed upon and in some cases bilked of their life savings through romance scams. [ … ]

Reconstructing SIGSALY

Lessons learned in reconstructing the World War II-era SIGSALY voice encryption system. https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/02/reconstructing_.html

Researchers Reveal Suspect Behind Collection #1 Mega Breach

Sir Julio reports: A U.S.-based cybersecurity firm, Recorded Future, alleges to have identified a hacker allegedly responsible for exposing stolen data in a recent leak dubbed Collection #1. Experts from Recorded Future’s threat intel team have claimed that [ … ]