Ransomware in Auto Manufacturing Threatens Industry’s Recovery

From securityboulevard.com

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As automotive supply chains become more complex, automotive manufacturers are increasingly susceptible to a ransomware attack, according to a report from Black Kite.

The security firm’s researchers analyzed the cybersecurity posture and ransomware susceptibility for the top 100 automotive manufacturers and the top 100 automotive suppliers, finding alarming security issues including companies’ susceptibility to phishing attacks, publicly visible ports and credential management.

Bob Maley, chief security officer at Black Kite, noted software vulnerabilities and the use of leaked and stolen credentials are the traditional entry points used by ransomware bad actors to gain access to critical data and systems.

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