Welcome to Control Loop: Giving back to the OT community.
Every two weeks, get the latest in OT news in Control Loop News Brief, an interview featuring a thought leader in the OT space sharing current industry trends, and the Control Loop Learning Lab’s educational segment. A companion monthly newsletter is available through free subscription and on the CyberWire's website.
Headlines include: Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine. Russian threat actors against industrial control systems. Exploits for Bluetooth Low Energy. Hacktivists claim attacks against Russian ground surveillance robots. New wiper loader. Turla threat actor reconnaissance in Estonian and Austrian networks. Robert M. Lee, CEO of Dragos, talks giving back to the OT community and shares insights on Pipedream malware. Learning Lab has Dragos' Mark Urban and Jackson Evans-Davies talking about the fundamentals of OT cybersecurity.
Control Loop News Brief.
Continuing expectations of escalation in cyberspace.
Microsoft President: Cyber Space Has Become the New Domain of Warfare - Infosecurity Magazine
Cyber Attacks on Ukraine: Not What You Think | PCMag
Warning: threat actor targets industrial systems.
US warns energy firms of a rapidly advancing hacking threat - E&E News
PIPEDREAM: CHERNOVITE's Emerging Malware Targeting Industrial Environments | Dragos
Pipedream Malware: Feds Uncover 'Swiss Army Knife' for Industrial System Hacking | WIRED
Indestroyer2 and Ukraine's power grid.
Industroyer2: Industroyer reloaded | WeLiveSecurity
Russian hackers tried to bring down Ukraine's power grid to help the invasion | MIT Technology Review
Bluetooth vulnerabilities demonstrated in proof-of-concept.
NCC Group uncovers Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) vulnerability that puts millions of cars, mobile devices and locking systems at risk
Tesla Hacker Proves a Way of Unlocking Doors, Starting Engine - Bloomberg
CISA and its international partners urge following best practices to prevent threat actors from gaining initial access.
Weak Security Controls and Practices Routinely Exploited for Initial Access | CISA
Hacktivists claim to have compromised Russian-manufactured ground surveillance robots.
Did hackers commandeer surveillance robots at a Russian airport?
Politically motivated DDoS attack on Port of London Authority website.
Pro-Iran Group ALtahrea Hits Port of London Website by DDoS Attack
New loader identified in wiper campaigns.
Sandworm uses a new version of ArguePatch to attack targets in Ukraine | WeLiveSecurity
Turla reconnaissance detected in Austrian and Estonian networks.
Russian hackers perform reconnaissance against Austria, Estonia
TURLA's new phishing-based reconnaissance campaign in Eastern Europe
SANS ICS Summit is coming to Florida, June 1-9.
ICS Security Summit & Training 2022
Colonial Pipeline’s ransomware attack, one year later.
How the Colonial Pipeline attack instilled urgency in cybersecurity
OT vulnerabilities as credit risk.
Operational Technology Cyberattacks Are a Credit Risk for Utilities
A Cyber Resilience Pledge.
Global CEOs Commit to Collective Action on Cyber Resilience
Recent threat intelligence findings from Dragos.
Dragos ICS/OT Ransomware Analysis: Q1 2022
Control Loop Interview.
Robert M. Lee, CEO of Dragos, on giving back to the OT cybersecurity community, the idea behind the Control Loop podcast and newsletter, and his candid thoughts on the Pipedream malware and its creators.
Follow Rob on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Control Loop Learning Lab.
Dragos’ Mark Urban and Jackson Evans-Davies on the fundamentals of OT cybersecurity and network architecture.
Dragos 2021 ICS Cybersecurity Year in Review
How to Build a Roadmap for ICS/OT Cybersecurity: 3 Steps to a Sustainable Program
Managing External Connections to Your Operational Technology Environment
Improving ICS/OT Security Perimeters with Network Segmentation