Items Tagged with "ICS"
February 16, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Security researchers and others have released tools exploiting ICS vulnerabilities. These targeted exploits are readily available through various tools and from exploit developers. Multiple threat elements are combining to significantly increase the ICS threat landscape...
February 15, 2012 Added by:Headlines
A brute force password cracking tool has been released that targets the weak authentication vulnerability in the Koyo ECOM100 Ethernet Module. This tool may greatly reduce the time and skill level required to attack a vulnerable system...
February 13, 2012 Added by:Joe Weiss
To at least some of us in the control systems community these vulnerabilities are not unexpected. The fact that many of these systems are also connected to the Internet as Eireann Leverett demonstrated is also not new, even though the numbers of control system connected to the Internet are striking.
February 10, 2012 Added by:Headlines
ICS-CERT is aware of a public report about an RPC server vulnerability with proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code affecting the Advantech BroadWin WebAccess software, a supervisory control and data acquisition/human-machine interface (SCADA/HMI) product...
February 09, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Researchers Billy Rios and Terry McCorkle have identified cross-site scripting (XSS) and write access violation vulnerabilities in the Invensys Wonderware HMI reports product that could result in data leakage, denial of service, or remote code execution...
February 08, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Researcher Kuang-Chun Hung has identified multiple denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerabilities in the Ing. Punzenberger COPA-DATA GmbH zenon human-machine interface (HMI) system which may allow an attacker to execute a DoS attack and potentially execute arbitrary code...
February 06, 2012 Added by:Headlines
ICS-CERT is aware that systems that provide SSH command line access are common targets for “brute force” attacks. As recently as this week, ICS-CERT received a report from an electric utility experiencing unsuccessful brute force activity against their networks...
February 02, 2012
The ICS-CERT Monthly Monitor offers a means of promoting preparedness, information sharing, and collaboration with the 18 critical infrastructure/key resource sectors and through sector briefings, meetings, conferences, and information product releases...
January 31, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
We are fighting with an invisible enemy. We are under attack, and we have no idea of the potentiality of agents that theatrically could remain in stealth mode inside the target, avoiding security systems for several years, gathering information and preparing the final attack...
January 31, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to log on to a vulnerable system as a user or administrator with the ability to execute arbitrary code or obtain full access to files on the system. Publicly available exploits are known...
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?