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Computer worm targeting Siemens PLCs #196211
09/17/10 10:09 PM
09/17/10 10:09 PM
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NJwirenut  Offline OP
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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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Re: Computer worm targeting Siemens PLCs [Re: NJwirenut] #196302
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Re: Computer worm targeting Siemens PLCs [Re: NORCAL] #196376
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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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