2015 predictions: Cyber attacks aimed at critical infrastructure

2015 will be the year when attacks on critical infrastructure become mainstream. “We predict cyber inflicted power outages and irregularities in assembly operations at large manufacturing facilities will result from attacks on SCADA and ICS systems,” they say.

When it comes to threats from nation states, Russia will continue to use cyber-attacks as a political retaliation tool, and China will continue with cyber espionage aimed against the US, Japan, APAC countries and human rights activists. A new big player in this arena will be Pakistan, which “will expand its activities, mostly against India….

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