Manufacturing industry at greater risk of cyberattacks

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/08/manufacturing-industry-cyberattacks/ Manufacturing businesses are seeing higher-than-normal rates of cyberattack-related reconnaissance and lateral movement activity. This is due to the convergence of IT with IoT devices and Industry 4.0 initiatives, according … Read more

Lure of cybercrime leads security professionals to become ‘gray hats’

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/08/cybercrime-security-professionals-gray-hats/ The attractions and profitability of the digital underworld are leading some security practitioners to become ‘gray hats’ and get involved in cybercrime according to a new report from Malwarebytes. … Read more

Major virus infection shuts down factories of iPhone chip-maker TSMC

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/05/tmsc-iphone-chip-maker-virus-attack/ A major virus infection forced the closure of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) factories just before the weekend; some remain closed or only partly-operational. TMSC is the largest semiconductor … Read more

Confirmed: Fortnite for Android will risk players’ security by sidestepping Google Play

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/04/fortnite-android-security-risk/ Fortnite for Android is one of the most eagerly-anticipated game launches of recent times, but the impending release could turn out to be something of a security nightmare. Following … Read more

Preempt allows organizations to detect and block hacker reconnaissance tools

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/08/02/preempt-hacker-reconnaissance/ Increasingly cybercriminals are using their initial attacks to probe systems and look for other vulnerabilities or network resources that they can later exploit. Threat detection platform Preempt is launching … Read more