First real-world SCADA attack in US
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Mon Nov 21 16:21:21 CST 2011
> On an Illinois water utility:
That URL says:
> The Nov. 8 incident was described in a one-page report from the Illinois
> Statewide Terrorism and Intelligence Center, according to Joe Weiss, a
> prominent expert on protecting infrastructure from cyber attacks.
Joe Weiss gave a good talk at Stanford last Oct 12.
My quick summary: The whole SCADA industry isn't tuned into network security
issues. It's not part of their culture.
Several years ago, Idaho National Labs ran an experiment. They blew up a
diesel generator by remote control. Aurora is the buzzword.
The abstract page for his talk has a link to a CNN video. It only has a few
seconds of the generator. Here is a longer version on YouTube:
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