FBI Seeks to Shut Down Massive VPNFilter Botnet; Russia Denies Cyberattack Plans
An IoT botnet called VPNFilter infects more than 500,000 devices worldwide — placing malware on routers & network attached storage hardware, according to Cisco’s Talos business. Russia denies involvement. FBI seeks to shut down botnet.
CrashOverride Malware: U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Warning to Electric Utilities
CERT’s CrashOverride warning describes how malware can potentially degrade the U.S. power grid’s reliability and associated communication systems.