RESEARCHERS AT CYBERSECURITY COMPANY RAN A SIMULATED FACTORY NETWORK FOR 7 MONTHS AND CRIMINALS RUSHED IN

On 28 January, Homeland Security Today reported that the cybersecurity company’s simulated factory network saw different attackers used the mock network, or honeypot, to mine cryptocurrency and infected it with 2 strains of a ransomware.  The researchers hope their findings will help factories strengthen their defences against a threat that shows no sign of abating.

https://www.hstoday.us/subject-matter-areas/infrastructure-security/researchers-set-up-a-mock-factory-network-and-watched-the-criminals-rush-in/

https://www.cyberscoop.com/trend-micro-honeypot-ransomware-factory-s4/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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