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Computer worm targeting Siemens PLCs #196211
09/17/10 10:09 PM
09/17/10 10:09 PM
NJwirenut  Offline OP
Joined: Sep 2001
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Bergen County, NJ
If you install or maintain Siemens PLCs and related hardware, you might want to look at this, then check your programs for unwanted modifications:

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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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mikesh  Offline
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 613
Victoria, BC, Canada
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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