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#196211 - 09/17/10 07:09 PM Computer worm targeting Siemens PLCs
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Registered: 09/15/01
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If you install or maintain Siemens PLCs and related hardware, you might want to look at this, then check your programs for unwanted modifications:

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9185419/Siemens_Stuxnet_worm_hit_industrial_systems

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#196302 - 09/23/10 09:04 PM Re: Computer worm targeting Siemens PLCs [Re: NJwirenut]
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#196376 - 09/28/10 05:19 PM Re: Computer worm targeting Siemens PLCs [Re: NORCAL]
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From the report it looked like Iran was the target?
A programming attack on an industrial control system could destroy a Nuke power plant or set off a chemical explsion as 2 examples. There are so many malicious things you can do if you could get control of industrial control systems.

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