Schneider Electric Modicon vulnerability impacts ICS operation in industrial settings

Source: ZDNet  – September 6th, 2018   A security vulnerability discovered in Schneider Electric Modicon controllers has the potential to severely disrupt industrial equipment and networks. According to researchers from industrial cybersecurity firm Radiflow, the bug, tracked as CVE-2018-7789, “severely exposes the safety and availability of the ICS networks on which these devices were installed.” The vulnerability is present…


Apple Self-Driving SUV Rear-Ended In Sunnyvale

Source: KPIX5  – September 1st, 2018   One of Apple’s self-driving cars was rear-ended on the freeway. It’s Apple’s first self-driving vehicle crash, but experts say many autonomous car operators are reporting similar accidents. Cars going at least 50 miles per hour whiz down Lawrence Expressway in Sunnyvale, a testing area for Apple’s self-driving Lexus SUVs.…


Not All ADAS Vehicles Created Equal

Source: EETimes  – August 8th, 2018   The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) earlier this week unveiled results, and insights gained, from tests to evaluate such ADAS features as adaptive cruise control (ACC) and lane-keeping assist (LKA). In the tests, performed both on the road and on test tracks, IIHS found that some models struggled…