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DHS Warns of ‘Hacktivist’ Threat Against Industrial Control Systems

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October 29, 2012
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“The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is warning that a witches brew of recent events make it increasingly likely that politically or ideologically motivated hackers may launch digital attacks against industrial control systems. The alert was issued the same day that security researchers published information about an undocumented software backdoor in industrial control systems sold by hundreds different manufacturers and widely used in power plants, military environments and nautical ships.”

Source: DHS Warns of ‘Hacktivist’ Threat Against Industrial Control Systems — Krebs on Security