Unpatched RCE Bug Allows Ind & Utility Takeovers

BACKGROUND: A new vulnerability applies to a family of Schneider Electric programmable logic controllers (PLCs) widely used in manufacturing and commercial controllers.  In a report released Tuesday, researchers at Armis dubbed the vulnerability “ModiPwn” because it takes advantage of undocumented commands in the Schneider Modicon device code of the M340, M580 and other models in […]

Expert React: Online Scams Rise By A Third Over Pandemic

Bank of Ireland and DHL scams detected

BACKGROUND: The number of scams rose by a third in 2020, reaching more than 410,000 cases, according to an analysis by consumer rights group Which? They found that online shopping and auctions fraud were the most frequent by a wide margin, with approximately 103,254 incidents.