More SCADA Vulnerabilities Found

By Robert Vamosi | 5/19/11 5:35 AM

On Wednesday, Dillon Beresford of NSS Labs canceled his talk at TakeDownCon in Dallas, Texas, after concerns that bad actors might use his demonstration to cause physical damage to SCADA facilities worldwide. The next speaker at the conference tweeted that he was up next because the SCADA talk had been cancelled, prompting media speculation of government or vendor censorship. In the past, vendors have sued researchers in order to prevent public disclosure.

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Embedded OS Leaks Chinese Passwords

By JDavis | 4/22/11 6:28 AM

The usernames and passwords for more than 10,000 job applicants for positions with China's State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs are accessible to the outside world at loosely protected or unprotected computer servers operated by the Chinese government, according to a security researcher.

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