Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Homeland Security warns hacktivists may point click destroy industrial control systems

While hacking into chemical facility computer systems in order to turn valves or start pumps may might not be the typical low hanging fruit that hackers go after, Homeland Security warned that Anonymous hacktivists may maliciously attack industrial control systems.

In fact, DHS and Idaho National Laboratory have engaged in mock hack-offs to wreak havoc and to highlight the vulnerabilities at power plants and chemical facilities. The bad guys on t


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