Items Tagged with "SCADA"
January 27, 2012 Added by:Joel Harding
Hackers rely upon human error to allow them to penetrate many systems because systems administrators fail to secure their systems. Many of the owners of the systems were not even aware their system was hooked up to the internet. This should be cause for alarm...
January 27, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Researcher Luigi Auriemma publicly reported a malformed packet vulnerability in Open Automation Software’s OPC Systems.NET along with proof-of-concept exploit code. Digital Security Research Group publicly reported the vulnerability in a third-party ActiveX control...
January 26, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The MICROSYS spol. s r.o. PROMOTIC vulnerabilities include directory traversal, ActiveX heap overflow, and ActiveX stack overflow vulnerabilities. Public exploits are known to target these vulnerabilities which may result in denial of service or data leakage...
January 25, 2012 Added by:Brent Huston
There are a wide variety of open source tools that can be leveraged around Snort, making it a powerful approach to visibility. Having people in the industry who know how the systems Snort work allows for better development of signatures for nefarious issues...
January 25, 2012 Added by:Headlines
A XSS vulnerability exists in the Ocean Data Dream Report application due to the lack of server-side validation of query string parameter values. An attacker with a low skill level can create the XSS exploit. A write access violation vulnerability also exists in the application...
January 25, 2012 Added by:Bob Radvanovsky
Curran-Gardner: A contractor for a control systems outsourcing company had accessed one of his customer's systems from a foreign country, only to be confused with a foreign-national actor with malicious intent, but one question still remains: What really happened to the pump?
January 24, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin
A Pastebin dump alleged to be from Anonymous has forty-nine IP addresses with SCADA systems on them. Furthermore, those systems were claimed to not have any authentication on them whatsoever. I checked the IP’s and I have to say “meh” on this little dump by the skiddies...
January 24, 2012 Added by:Joel Harding
Instead of buying a ship for the relatively cheap price of $15 million, one could simply take control of the ship remotely and guide it into a target from thousand of miles away. Imagine the boom that 135 million cubic yards of natural gas could make if an LNG ship were run aground...
January 24, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The vulnerabilities purportedly include buffer overflows, backdoors, weak authentication and encryption, and other vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to take control of the device and interfere or halt the process it controls...
January 22, 2012 Added by:Bob Radvanovsky
Wile I am certain that the majority of this membership knows what Shodan is, honestly, it represents slightly more than an automated port scanner reporting back on some of the more common open ports (HTTP, SNMP, telnet) that appear to be pingable throughout the Internet...
January 21, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Multiple vulnerabilities have been with proof-of-concept exploit code affecting Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk, a SCADA/HMI product. The vulnerability is exploitable by sending specially crafted packets to the server. This report was released by Luigi Auriemma...
January 20, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Researcher Rubén Santamarta previously announced hard-coded credentials in the Schneider Electric Quantum Ethernet Module.Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to gain elevated privileges, load modified firmware, or perform malicious activities on the system...
January 20, 2012 Added by:Alexander Polyakov
The DSecRG (ERPScan subdivision) researchers, in support of Project BaseCamp, have published a variety of 0-day vulnerabilities for the 750 series WAGO controller, for Wellintech KingSCADA, for and OPC Systems.NET, to draw the public attention to SCADA vulnerabilities...
January 20, 2012 Added by:Dan Dieterle
Metasploit is used for network security and penetration testing. There are automated options that you can use that will try numerous exploits against a system, and give you a remote shell if one works. Taking this technology and adding PLC exploits is truly scary...
January 20, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The GE D20ME PLC vulnerability is exploitable by utilizing TFTP connections to the controller. The report is based on information presented by Reid Wightman during Digital Bond’s SCADA Security Scientific Symposium without coordination with the vendor or ICS-CERT...
January 20, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin
The SCADA were not in default state for passwords, and in general did not seem to be important systems - like government or large power company hardware. Hell, for that matter, none were even water facilities, which I should think in a desert would be kinda important, no?