Coast Guard Warns Shipping Firms of Maritime Cyberattacks

A commercial vessel suffered a significant malware attack in February, prompting the US Coast Guard to issues an advisory to all shipping companies: Here be malware. In February 2019, a large ship bound for New York City radioed the US Coast Guard warning that the vessel was “experiencing a significant cyber incident impacting their shipboard network.”  The Coast Guard led an incident-response team to investigate the issue and found that…

July 9, 2019
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Zoom Client for Mac Exposing Users to Serious Risks

Videoconferencing software maker downplays risks and says mitigations are on the way. Zoom Video Communications today announced changes to its videoconferencing client for Mac systems after a security researcher disclosed vulnerabilities in the software that, among other things, allows attackers to force users into video meetings without their permission. Zoom acknowledged the issues in a blog post but described them as presenting less of a threat to Mac users than…

July 9, 2019
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