More Cyber Attacks Targeting Infrastructure Firms

Cyber attacks on critical infrastructure companies are on the rise, with a jump in extortion attempts and malware designed to sabotage systems, like Stuxnet, according to a new report. While attacks are increasing, many companies aren't doing enough to protect their systems and are instead rushing to adopt new technologies -- such as Smart Grid -- without ensuring they adequately secure against cyber attacks, concludes "In the Dark: Crucial Industries Confront Cyberattacks."