Hibiscus Petroleum said today that its IT system was "subjected to an attack" last week.
Former member of hacktivist group Anonymous, Mike ‘sting3r’ Jones discusses a new cyber threat to Big Oil and how the sector might combat it.
With the exponential growth of Internet users in the last ten years comes two potential problems that organisations and individuals connected to the web need to be aware of; privacy and cyber security.
UK businesses were hit by around 1,500 cyber attacks per day during 2018.
All businesses are "a potential target" for lethal cyber-attacks, a data chief has warned.
A cyber attack that hobbled the electronic communication system used by a major U.S. pipeline network has been overcome.
Russian government-linked hackers have targeted the U.S. energy industry and other sectors critical to running the economy in a new surge of online attacks since at least March 2016, federal agencies said on Thursday.
Oil and Gas companies in charge of critical infrastructure in the UK could be targeted by a “crippling” cyber-attack within the next two years, according to a security chief.
Cyber-security firm, Huntsman Security, has warned that cyber-attacks on power plants and transport infrastructure will likely increase over the next two years.
Russian oil giant Rosneft, Danish conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk and WPP, the world's largest advertising company, were among companies and governments hit by hackers yesterday.
What’s your motivation? That’s the common question asked of many an actor but it’s also a highly relevant one in the cyber security industry - particularly when it comes to protecting critical infrastructure. Understand the reasons for an attack and you’re more likely to be able to narrow down the field and focus resource on attack mitigation. But gaining that information can be difficult.
Energy firms are are prime risk from cyber crime and what tech experts described as the Internet of Zombies - relentless bot attacks by professional hackers that can run for days, weeks or months at a time.
The energy sector has been served a wake up call on how vulnerable the industry is to cyber attack after hackers shut managed to cut off 80,000 Ukranian electricity customers.