Control Systems Cybersecurity Expert, Joseph M. Weiss, is an international authority on cybersecurity, control systems and system security. Weiss weighs in on cybersecurity, science and technology, security emerging threats and more.
The Washington Post is reporting that a senior defense department official, William J. Lynn III, writing in Foreign Affairs magazine has declassified and disclosed a cyber attack on US Government (military) computers and networks propagated by a USB stick, loaded onto a US military laptop in the Middle East in 2008.
Finally, something Joe Weiss and I have been talking about, begging for, and even shouting about for several years in this blog has come to pass. I personally am delighted to see Lofty Perch beginning to see the importance of forensics.
According to the Channel Insider blog, Microsoft has released an out-of-band patch (MS10-046) that attempts to repair the .LNK vulnerability that has been used to attack Siemens S7, PCS7 and WinCC-based HMI systems.