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2019-01-16 | ForeScout’s research on building-automation device vulnerabilities, The Atlantic looks at how spyware brought down El Chapo, and Orange Tsai is Hacking Jenkins
Wednesday, January 16
ForeScout researchers were able to carry out a successful targeted attack on building-automation devices with a budget of only $11,000. What could a well-funded APT do with 100 times that amount? One silver lining, ForeScout commented that the vendors collaborated closely with them to address the issues.
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OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
The Atlantic chronicles the story of how spyware helped bring down El Chapo. Be kind to your IT people, people.
Hacking Jenkins Part 1 - Play with Dynamic Routing by Orange Tsai
Some US cyber news, check out a good synopsis from Politico about the new AG appointee’s comments to Senate Judiciary hearing regarding cybersecurity. Also, a new US House bill H.R. 247 (116) would codify the federal CIO and federal chief information security officer into law. The role would be by presidential appointee.
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