Medical Facility Hacked Through HVAC Vendor

In the first week of August 2021, DataBreaches.net was contacted by a threat actor who claimed they had penetrated and attempted to extort ENE Systems, an HVAC vendor. According to the threat actor, they still had access to ENE Systems’ networks and clients after ENE...

Why Hackers Love Smart Buildings – September 2021

The Wall Street Journal – September 2021 Buildings are getting smarter, and that opens them up to a host of new cybersecurity risks. In recent years, building managers increasingly have relied on internet connections and computer networks to manage pretty much any...

Cybersecurity Policy and Incidents Briefing 8/02/21

ICYMI: Hard evidence of direct threat to commercial building control systems from Nation States.   SUMMARY Classified documents were allegedly obtained from Iran that revealed secret research on how cyber attacks could be used to destroy equipment or even kill...

Cyber Defense e-Magazine – July 2021

Cyber Defense e-Magazine published commentary from Fred Gordy on how the Colonial Pipeline and JBS cyber attacks shine a spotlight on operational technology vulnerabilities for a wide range of business sectors in their July 2021 issue. You can find it live for...

Cybersecurity Policy and Incidents Briefing 6/28/21

ICYMI: The first water treatment facility attack of 2021 happened in San Francisco—weeks before the Florida water treatment facility hack.   SUMMARY On January 15, 2021, a water treatment facility in the San Francisco Bay area was hacked using a former employee’s...

Cybersecurity Policy and Incidents Briefing 6/11/21

ICYMI: Intelligent Buildings explains the rising threat to operational technology (OT) assets and how it affects you and your buildings   SUMMARY CISA (Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency published a fact sheet on 6/9/2021 entitled “Rising...