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Jan 24th 2020

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Ransomware attacks are targeting oil and gas operations on the OT side

Ransomware attacks are targeting oil and gas operations on the OT side
Category: TWiT Bits

The industrial control system (ICS) sector has become one of the latest favorite targets of ransomware attacks: As proof, the head of operational technology (OT) cybersecurity services firm says at least five organizations in the oil and gas industry were recently hit by Ryuk. And the attacks don't stop there: researchers believe the ransomware attack revealed late last month by the US Coast Guard in a Marine Safety Information Bulletin may have been part of a more widespread Ryuk ransomware attack.

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