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Industrial control systems (ICS) are not supposed to be connected to the Internet, Kaspersky Lab says, as it opens a sea of opportunities for hackers. Such systems are run by energy, transportation, aerospace, oil and gas, chemicals, automotive and manufacturing, food and drink, governmental, financial and medical institutions, and should be, for the sake of security, run in a physically isolated environment.
Millions of Xiaomi phones are vulnerable to a “flaw’ that could allow an attacker to remotely install malware.
Although the flaw in the analytics package in Xiaomi’s custom-built Android-based operating system has been fixed, it could be a while before users install the patch.
Whilst cyber attacks on major organisations or governments are increasingly hitting the front pages, hackers still have plenty to gain from attacking smaller organisations.
In the government’s latest Information Security Breach Survey, 74% of small and medium-sized businesses reported that they had suffered a breach.
A senior executive of Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google unit said on Monday that the company was notifying customers of 4,000 state-sponsored cyber attacks per month.
Speaking at a Fortune magazine tech conference in Aspen, Colorado, Google senior vice president and Alphabet board member Diane Greene mentioned the figure while touting Google's security prowess.