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

Introducing secure print controls for pharmaceutical manufacturers

OpenText Information Management

Government agencies around the world, including the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), use current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) as the primary way to ensure pharmaceutical quality.


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Industry 4.0 Points Up Need for Improved Security for Manufacturers

Dark Reading

With manufacturing ranking as the fourth most targeted sector, manufacturers that understand their exposure will be able to build the necessary security maturity

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 is investigating the security breach with the help of external cyber security and forensic experts.

COVID-19: Security Risks As Manufacturers Shift Gears

Data Breach Today

As automobile manufacturers and others rush to shift to production of ventilators and other medical equipment and supplies to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic, they must take steps to ensure security, privacy and safety risks are addressed, says technology attorney Steven Teppler

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. The post Threat actor claims to have hacked European manufacturer of missiles MBDA appeared first on Security Affairs.

Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing

Ascent Innovations

Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing. Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing is Microsoft’s new industry-specific cloud-based solution for Manufacturers. Dealing with supply-chain disruptions and unexpected spikes in demand has been challenge for manufacturers lately.

Candiru: Another Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer

Schneier on Security

We’re not going to be able to secure the Internet until we deal with the companies that engage in the international cyber-arms trade. Citizen Lab has identified yet another Israeli company that sells spyware to governments around the world: Candiru.

Leveraging manufacturing data in a smart, connected and secure way

OpenText Information Management

Do we have complete control of the many sources of manufacturing data and can we convert that data … The post Leveraging manufacturing data in a smart, connected and secure way appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Multiple Automotive Manufacturers Infected With Emotet

Dark Reading

Telemetry from industrial systems security firm Dragos has spotted the malware command-and-control servers communicating with several automotive manufacturer systems

COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer suffers a data breach

Security Affairs

Indian COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories was hit with a cyber attack that forced it to shut down its plants in Brazil, India, Russia, the U.K., In response to the security breach, the COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer has isolated all data center services. “In

Cybersecurity in manufacturing

OpenText Information Management

Not long ago, many manufacturing CIOs thought that cybersecurity was something only the financial sector had to worry about. Why would anyone want to hack a manufacturing plant? How times have changed – now, cybersecurity in manufacturing is definitely front and center. I … The post Cybersecurity in manufacturing appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Paragon: Yet Another Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer

Schneier on Security

Forbes has the story : Paragon’s product will also likely get spyware critics and surveillance experts alike rubbernecking: It claims to give police the power to remotely break into encrypted instant messaging communications, whether that’s WhatsApp, Signal, Facebook Messenger or Gmail, the industry sources said.

Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer FinFisher Shuts Down

Schneier on Security

FinFisher has shut down operations. This is the spyware company whose products were used, among other things, to spy on Turkish and Bahraini political opposition. Uncategorized cyberweapons privacy spyware surveillance

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.

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?

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

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. AGCO, one of the most important agricultural machinery manufacturers, announced that a ransomware attack impacted some of its production facilities.

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. Citizen Lab published another report on the spyware used against two Egyptian nationals. One was hacked by NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware.

Decision on sale of UK’s biggest chip maker to Chinese-owned firm delayed

The Guardian Manufacturing

New national security legislation used to allow more time to scrutinise £63m deal for Newport Wafer Fab The British government has delayed the decision on whether the UK’s largest producer of semiconductors can be bought by a Chinese-owned manufacturer by another month and a half.

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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. “On 31 March 2022 Nordex Group IT security detected that the company is subject to a cyber security incident.

How Rocket® TRUfusion Enterprise’s Windchill and Teamcenter Plugins are Driving Productivity in Manufacturing

Rocket Software

Global manufacturing companies operating within expansive ecosystems (e.g., automotive, aerospace, defense or hi-tech) are vulnerable to slowed flows of raw materials and finished goods, which can substantially disrupt manufacturing workflows and multi-tier collaboration.

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 is the second-largest contract laptop manufacturer in the world behind Quanta Computer.

Manufacturing’s Cloud Migration Opens Door to Major Cyber-Risk


New research shows that while all sectors are at risk, 70 percent of manufacturing apps have vulnerabilities. Cloud Security Critical Infrastructure Mobile Security Vulnerabilities Web Security

Airplane manufacturer Bombardier has disclosed a security breach, data leaked online

Security Affairs

Hackers posted data stolen from manufacturer of business jets Bombardier on Clop ransomware leak site following alleged FTA hack. Security experts from FireEye linked the cyber attacks to the cybercrime group UNC2546, aka FIN11.

Critical Industrial Flaws Pose Patching Headache For Manufacturers


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Tesla, SpaceX Parts Manufacturer Suffers Data Breach

Dark Reading

Visser Precision has confirmed a security incident likely caused by the data-stealing DoppelPaymer ransomware

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. The code contains some “funny” comments related to the twitter community of security researchers which constantly monitor the actor operations.

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.

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

Security Affairs

Sierra Wireless is a Canadian multinational wireless communications equipment designer and manufacturer headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. If you want to receive the weekly Security Affairs Newsletter for free subscribe here.

Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer suffered a data leak

Security Affairs

Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer suffered a data leak, an unsecured database managed by the company containing gamers’ info was exposed online. Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer has suffered a data leak, this is the discovery made by the security researcher Bob Diachenko.

Mollitiam Industries is the Newest Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer

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The Importance of Securing Operational Technology

Data Breach Today

Shankar Karthikason on How to Stem the Growing Cyberthreat to Manufacturing Manufacturing is a huge industry with massive amounts of critical data and IoT surfaces, and it is also a lucrative target for cybercriminals.

Consumer Reports Calls for IoT Manufacturers to Raise Security Standards

Dark Reading

A letter to 25 companies says Consumer Reports will change ratings to reflect stronger security and privacy standards

Pandemic-Influenced Car Shopping: Just Use the Manufacturer API


InfoSec Insider Web SecurityJason Kent, hacker-in-residence at Cequence, found a way to exploit a Toyota API to get around the hassle of car shopping in the age of supply-chain woes.

How Artificial Intelligence Manufacturers Can Protect Themselves Against Future Negligence Claims

Data Matters

Medtech often involves a complex chain of actions involving a number of different parties, ranging from medical device manufacturers to programmers to physicians. Third, seek and use advice on minimizing security risks from AI.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 377

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Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 377 appeared first on Security Affairs. A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

Swiss rail vehicle manufacturer Stadler hit by a malware-based attack

Security Affairs

Stadler, a Swiss manufacturer of railway rolling stock disclosed a data breach, hackers attempted to blackmail the company. International rail vehicle manufacturer, Stadler , disclosed a security breach that might have also allowed the attackers to steal company data.

Webinar: The Supply Chain Security Gap: Impacts on Connected and Embedded Device Manufacturers via Embedded Computing Design on February 9th, 2022 at 2pm Eastern

IG Guru

The post Webinar: The Supply Chain Security Gap: Impacts on Connected and Embedded Device Manufacturers via Embedded Computing Design on February 9th, 2022 at 2pm Eastern appeared first on IG GURU.

Establishing an IAM Blueprint for Securing Manufacturing Environments

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

Establishing an IAM Blueprint for Securing Manufacturing Environments. The manufacturing sector is crucial to the economic prosperity of all countries. Products made by these manufacturing industries are essential to many other critical infrastructure sectors.

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