Posts Tagged ‘SCADA’

Network admins must beware of Stuxnet: A SCADA System worm

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

This sounds like a particularly nasty bit of malware to be on the lookout for …

Sometimes with mind-numbing frequency, patches and security advisories from Microsoft, Adobe, and Apple compete for an ever-increasing amount of attention from administrators. Little wonder then, that most will have greeted with a mild yawn the latest announcement of another zero day attack — this one named the “Stuxnet Attack.” Just as I was about to file this latest message under “Priority – To Be Reviewed,” the sender’s name jarred me to attention: Managing Automation.

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