Smashing Security podcast #138: Logic bombs, brain data exploitation, and Digga D tweets

Logic bombs in Excel spreadsheets, how should we protect our brain data from big companies, and how did bizarre messages about Drill rap end up on the Metropolitan Police’s Twitter account and website?

All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by BJ Mendelson.

Siemens-branded CCTV cameras vulnerable to hacking, require urgent firmware patch

Your business’s CCTV camera could be coughing up your admin passwords. Patch now, or regret later.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

Irongate malware targets industrial control systems – but is it in the wild or not?

Stuxnet-like malware that is targeting industrial control systems has been uncovered by security researchers at FireEye.

Ali Taherian reports.

If you look after the Large Hadron Collider you should read this…

Vulnerabilities in Siemens industrial control systems discovered.

You think you had a headache keeping your home computer updated with security patches? Just imagine if you were responsible for securing the Large Hadron Collider or a nuclear plant…

Yes, there’s malware. But don’t change your SCADA password, advises Siemens

Read more in my article at Naked Security.