TRITON Malware Targeting Critical Infrastructure Could Cause Physical Damage

  Security researchers have uncovered another nasty piece of malware designed specifically to target industrial control systems (ICS) with a potential to cause health and life-threatening accidents. Dubbed Triton, also known as Trisis, the ICS malware has been designed to target Triconex Safety Instrumented System (SIS) controllers made by Schneider Electric—an autonomous control system that…

Thinking about getting one of those ‘smart bags’ for your holiday travel? Read this first.

American Airlines jets taxi at Miami International Airport. The airline is placing restrictions on “smart luggage” because of concerns that the lithium-ion batteries that power some bags could pose a fire risk. (Lynne Sladky/AP) Three U.S. airlines have announced new restrictions on “smart bags” — a new breed of luggage that includes internal tracking devices…