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More ICS Passwords Hardcoded In Firmware

June 25, 2014

Hard-coded user accounts have once again been discovered in systems used for Industrial Control Systems.

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The Power of Shodan

June 24, 2014

Did you know there are hydrogen fuel cells attached to the Internet? According to one researcher there's a lot more of the Internet of Things that's accessible from the search engine Shodan than first meets the eye.

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Does ICS Need A DEFCON Readiness Condition?

June 24, 2014

With attacks increasing on Industrial Control Systems, it has been suggested that this critical infrastructure in particular have a state of readiness similar to the DEFCON status used in warfare.

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The 2010 Rise of Stuxnet and Other Security Shake-Ups for Industrial Control Systems

June 24, 2014

The state of cybersecurity for industrial control systems is weakening while the push for productivity is at large. As industrial and corporate networks have become united, this has complicated the interconnectedness of their control systems. The result has been the increased vulnerability to security threats, many of which are the same that plague enterprise networks, and many that are new sources that these devices were never designed to handle.

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Search Engine Serves Up Vulnerable Industrial Systems

June 24, 2014

A new search engine -- one that scans the internet for devices and servers rather than websites -- is making it even easier for hackers and other malicious criminals to find and exploit critical infrastructure and industrial control systems.

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