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Nearly two-dozen bugs easily found in critical infrastructure software

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November 27, 2012
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“In the time it took to cook a Thanksgiving turkey, a researcher found nearly two-dozen vulnerabilities in software used in industrial control systems found in power plants, airports and manufacturing facilities.

All of the bugs were previously unknown security holes, Aaron Portnoy, co-founder and vice president of research at Exodus Intelligence, said Monday. Portnoy plans to report the vulnerabilities to ICS-CERT, a group within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that works with vendors and security experts in reporting security flaws in industrial control systems (ICS).”

Source:Nearly two-dozen bugs easily found in critical infrastructure software – CSO Online – Security and Risk