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Hackers Target Wind Turbine Manufacturer Nordex

Data Breach Today

Company Initiates Complete Shutdown of IT Systems; Attack May Link to Viasat German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex, which develops, manufactures and distributes wind power systems across the world, has switched off its IT systems in multiple locations after a reported cybersecurity incident.

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Top 6 predictions for manufacturing in 2023

OpenText Information Management

The past two years have brought significant disruption to the manufacturing industry. But if there is one thing this has taught us, it’s the importance of using information to create a business advantage and better support the bottom line.

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The Biggest Challenge to Adopting Security Tech in Manufacturing

Data Breach Today

Addressing Manufacturing Vulnerabilities It’s only a matter of time before plants, critical infrastructure, and factories evolve into more interconnected and digital spaces

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Cyberattack Hits German Copper Manufacturing Giant

Data Breach Today

Aurubis Shuts Down IT Systems at Various Productions Locations One of the world's largest copper smelters disclosed it underwent a cyberattack, stating that production "could largely be maintained."

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ATM Manufacturer Diebold Nixdorf Hit With Ransomware

Data Breach Today

Company Says April Attack Caused 'Limited IT Systems Outage' Diebold Nixdorf, one of the largest makers of ATMs, says it sustained a ransomware attack on April 25, but it experienced only a "limited IT systems outage" and ATM machines were not affected

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Top predictions for the Manufacturing Industry in 2022

OpenText Information Management

When the New York Times runs with the headline ‘How the World Ran Out of Everything’, you know it’s been a challenging year for manufacturing. Automotive & Manufacturing supply chain iiot track and trace hybrid work

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Candiru: Another Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer

Schneier on Security

Candiru has made efforts to obscure its ownership structure, staffing, and investment partners. Citizen Lab has identified yet another Israeli company that sells spyware to governments around the world: Candiru.

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Power semiconductor component manufacturer Semikron suffered a ransomware attack

Security Affairs

Semikron, a German-based independent manufacturer of power semiconductor components, suffered a ransomware cyberattck. The company confirmed it has suffered a cyberattack conducted by a professional hacker group.

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Georgia Wire Manufacturer Struck by Ransomware

Data Breach Today

Southwire Says It's Bringing Systems Back Online A large Atlanta-area manufacturer of wire and cable says it has brought some systems back online after what appears to be a ransomware infection.

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Medical Device Security: The Manufacturer's View

Data Breach Today

Michael McNeil of Philips on the Manufacturer's Role in Improving Device Cybersecurity Awareness of medical device security issues has grown dramatically over the past few years. But Michael McNeil of device manufacturer Philips argues that cybersecurity is still years behind where it should be, so stakeholders are playing catch-up

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Cybellum Releases Enhanced SBOM Management and Compliance Oversight for Manufacturers with New Release of its Product Security Platform

Dark Reading

Advanced workflow, approval process, and management dashboard enhance control, distribution, and supervision, while reducing errors and streamlining the entire SBOM management process

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Attackers Target Small Manufacturing Firms

Dark Reading

The most common tactics include credential stuffing using valid accounts, various forms of deception, and vulnerabilities in third-party software, Rapid7 says in its latest quarterly threat report

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COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer suffers a data breach

Security Affairs

Reddy’s, the Indian contractor for Russia’s “Sputinik V” COVID-19 vaccine was hit with a cyber-attack that forced the company to close its plants. In response to the security breach, the COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer has isolated all data center services. “In

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A cyber attack forced the wind turbine manufacturer Nordex Group to shut down some of IT systems

Security Affairs

Nordex Group, one of the largest manufacturers of wind turbines, was hit by a cyberattack that forced the company to shut down part of its infrastructure. The attack was uncovered on March 31 and the company immediately started its incident response procedure to contain the attack.

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Five use cases for digital twins in manufacturing

OpenText Information Management

It creates a complete digital replica of a physical object and uses the twin as the main point of digital communication. Without … The post Five use cases for digital twins in manufacturing appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Business Network Digital Transformation Enterprise World Industry IoT digital manufacturing digital transformation digital twin industrial IoT IoT platform manufacturing Manufacturing Industry

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BlackCat Ransomware gang stole secret military data from an industrial explosives manufacturer

Security Affairs

” The BlackCat Ransomware gang added SOLAR INDUSTRIES INDIA to the list of victims published on its Tor leak site. The group invites anyone wishing to bid on all Solar Group data within 24 hours of the publication of its blog to contact them in TOX.

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Paragon: Yet Another Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer

Schneier on Security

One other spyware industry executive said it also promises to get longer-lasting access to a device, even when it’s rebooted. […].

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BlackByte ransomware group hit Asahi Group Holdings, a precision metal manufacturing and metal solution provider

Security Affairs

The BlackByte ransomware group claims to have compromised Asahi Group Holdings, a precision metal manufacturing and metal solution provider. Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.

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Learning Management Systems and Life Sciences Quality & Manufacturing solutions – better together!

OpenText Information Management

OpenText™ Documentum™ for Quality & Manufacturing (Q&M) solutions are widely used in Life Sciences companies to create, maintain, and revise quality and manufacturing documents.

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Sierra Wireless halted production at its manufacturing sites due to ransomware attack

Security Affairs

This week, IoT company Sierra Wireless disclosed a ransomware attack that hit its internal IT systems on March 20 and disrupted its production. It also maintains a network of experts in mobile broadband and M2M integration to support customers worldwide.

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The power of combining AI and analytics for manufacturers

OpenText Information Management

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become one of the hottest topics in manufacturing today. The range of business and operational applications that it can be put to is almost limitless. Yet, it’s fair to say that we’re still very early in the AI adoption curve. Combining AI … The post The power of combining AI and analytics for manufacturers appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

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Chinese-owned firm acquires UK’s largest semiconductor manufacturer

The Guardian Data Protection

Nexperia, a Dutch firm owned by China’s Wingtech, said on Monday that it had taken full control of Newport Wafer Fab (NWF), the UK’s largest producer of silicon chips, which are vital in products from TVs and mobile phones to cars and games consoles.

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Manufacturing Firms Learn Cybersecurity the Hard Way

Dark Reading

Although 61% of smart factories have experienced a cybersecurity incident, IT groups and operational technology groups still don't collaborate enough on security

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IoT devices at major Manufacturers infected with crypto-miner

Security Affairs

Hackers have infected with a piece of malware some IoT devices running Windows 7 designed by three of the world’s largest manufacturers. Security experts from TrapX reported that some IoT devices running Windows 7 have been infected with a piece of malware, is it a supply chain attack?

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How a global research and manufacturing company achieves regulatory compliance

OpenText Information Management

As a Contract Research and Manufacturing organization with over 330 clients around the globe, regulatory compliance is non-negotiable for Syngene International.

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Threat actor claims to have hacked European manufacturer of missiles MBDA

Security Affairs

Threat actors that go online with the moniker Adrastea claim to have hacked the multinational manufacturer of missiles MBDA. At this time it is not clear if the threat actors have breached only one of the national divisions of the company, they did not disclose details about the attack.

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RansomEXX ransomware hit computer manufacturer and distributor GIGABYTE

Security Affairs

Taiwanese manufacturer and distributor of computer hardware GIGABYTE was a victim of the RansomEXX ransomware gang. RansomEXX ransomware gang hit the Taiwanese manufacturer and distributor of computer hardware GIGABYTE and claims to have stolen 112GB of data.

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More on NSO Group and Cytrox: Two Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturers

Schneier on Security

The other was hacked both by Pegasus and by the spyware from another cyberweapons arms manufacturer: Cytrox. We haven’t heard a lot about Cytrox and its Predator spyware. Citizen Lab published another report on the spyware used against two Egyptian nationals.

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US agricultural machinery manufacturer AGCO suffered a ransomware attack

Security Affairs

The American agricultural machinery manufacturer AGCO announced that has suffered a ransomware attack that impacted its production facilities. The company was forced to shut down portions of its IT systems in response to the incident.

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Major market trends driving the manufacturing sector in 2019

OpenText Information Management

Earlier this year, OpenText™ became a member of the Manufacturers Leadership Council, the highly influential leadership network for senior executives in the manufacturing industry. Recently, the organization outlined some of the market trends it saw affecting the industry this year. Manufacturing has seen some challenging times … The post Major market trends driving the manufacturing sector in 2019 appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

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Compal, the Taiwanese giant laptop manufacturer hit by ransomware

Security Affairs

The Taiwanese electronics manufacture Compal suffered a ransomware attack over the weekend, media blames the DoppelPaymer ransomware gang. It also licenses brands of its clients. It is the second-largest contract laptop manufacturer in the world behind Quanta Computer.

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Cyber-Criminal espionage Operation insists on Italian Manufacturing

Security Affairs

ZLab researchers spotted a new malicious espionage activity targeting Italian companies operating worldwide in the manufacturing sector. As we can see from the table, the Aggah campaigns varied in the time, but it maintained some common points.

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Manufacturing 4.0? Industry 4.0? It’s all digital manufacturing to me

OpenText Information Management

I recently attended the Manufacturers Leadership Summit hosted by Frost & Sullivan in LA. This three-day event was full of presentations, case studies and discussions on the journey to Manufacturing 4.0. I thought I’d share a few pointers from the show on how leading enterprises are finding success through digital manufacturing. The Manufacturing Leadership Summit is … The post Manufacturing 4.0?

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Using blockchain to combat counterfeiting in manufacturing

CGI

Using blockchain to combat counterfeiting in manufacturing. Whether it’s COVID-19 vaccines, industrial goods, car parts or fair-trade chocolate, today consumers want assurance that the product they’ve purchased is genuine.

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Brexit readiness: what can manufacturers do now?

OpenText Information Management

It’s a particularly uncomfortable and uncertain time for the UK manufacturing industry in the face of Brexit ambiguity. Manufacturing, in particular, will be seriously affected, and UK trade associations have already warned the government that uncertainty is slowing investment and leading to lay-offs in the … The post Brexit readiness: what can manufacturers do now? Business hates uncertainty (so do most people for that matter).

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GDPR in manufacturing: Where to start, threats and opportunities

OpenText Information Management

Although it seems like we’ve been talking about this new legislation for a long time, companies in every sector have been slow to react, with almost a third of small UK manufacturers not even beginning GDPR preparations. … The post GDPR in manufacturing: Where to start, threats and opportunities appeared first on OpenText Blogs. There are now less than three months left until the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force.

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Single Sign-on: It's Only as Good as Your Ability to Use It

Dark Reading

Increased federal cybersecurity regulations provide a pivot point for manufacturers to reconsider their access management strategy

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Access:7 flaws impact +150 device models from over 100 manufacturers

Security Affairs

The platform allows remote access and management of connected devices to manufacturers through an agent is installed on devices. The impact of these flaws is widespread, experts determine that the issues impact more than 150 device models from over 100 manufacturers.

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Critical Industrial Flaws Pose Patching Headache For Manufacturers

Threatpost

When it comes to patching critical flaws, industrial firms face various challenges - with some needing to shut down entire factories in order to apply updates.

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Top 5 big data analytics software benefits for manufacturing in 2019

OpenText Information Management

Data has long been the lifeblood of manufacturing. Companies have used it to increase efficiencies, improve performance and productivity, and reduce waste. Manufacturers are beginning to deploy big data analytics for two essential tasks: … The post Top 5 big data analytics software benefits for manufacturing in 2019 appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Analytics big data analytics Industry magellan manufacturing Manufacturing Industry