Belgian telecommunications company Belgacom has taken steps to secure its systems after an attempted intrusion into its networks. Belgacom has hired an outside company to conduct a security sweep of its systems.
Researchers at the Universities of Twente in the Netherlands and Ulm in Germany have found that they can use just a few thousands of dollars’ worth equipment to track a “connected vehicle” via wireless communications proposed for future vehicle-to-vehicle connections.
This is the main conclusion of the last report submitted by Europol, called "2016 Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA)".
The N9500 model, manufactured by the Chinese company Star, incorporates a dangerous spyware disguised as Google Play.
"How long can we afford having critical infrastructures that use unpatched SCADA systems?" the EU’s cyber security Agency ENISA asks, and advises EU Member States to proactively deploy patch management to enhance the security of SCADA systems.