The expert told how he hacked into a nuclear power plant

Charles Hamilton, the chief security expert of the SpiderLabs team from the information security company Trustwave, described how he hacked into a nuclear power plant. In cybersecurity, the worst-case scenario is hackers taking control of critical infrastructure. In this scenario, cybercriminals or hackers working for a country’s government can use their exploits to endanger people’s… Continue reading The expert told how he hacked into a nuclear power plant

Spammers hide behind hexadecimal IP addresses

Trustwave experts have discovered that pharmaceutical spam attackers have started to insert unusual URLs into their messages. Spammers hide behind hexadecimal IP addresses. They use hexadecimal IPs to bypass email filters and other security solutions. The idea is based on the use of RFC791 standard. Researchers remind that, for example, https://google.com is the same as… Continue reading Spammers hide behind hexadecimal IP addresses