Energy Provider in Ukraine Targeted With Industroyer2 ICS Malware


An energy provider in Ukraine was recently targeted with a new piece of malware designed to cause damage by manipulating industrial control systems (ICS).

The attack, which targeted high-voltage electrical substations, has been analyzed by Ukraine’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA), cybersecurity firm ESET, and Microsoft.

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CISA Tells Orgs to Patch WatchGuard Flaw Exploited for Months Before Disclosure


The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has given federal agencies three weeks to patch a WatchGuard firewall vulnerability exploited in attacks linked to a Russian state-sponsored threat actor. While the US government has known about the exploitation of this flaw for several months, federal agencies are apparently only now being told to patch it.

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Scope Security CEO Mike Murray Passes Away


Scope Security has announced the sudden passing of its founder and CEO Mike Murray, a longtime practitioner and executive who was deeply embedded in the cybersecurity industry.

The healthcare security startup said Murray passed away on April 6.  He was 46.

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