Campfire stories of SCADA insecurity

Friday, 12 May 2006, 10:07 AM EST

As government and industry start taking the cybersecurity of industrial control systems more seriously, shocking and funny stories are emerging.

Robert Graham, chief scientist at Internet Security Systems, said an ISS team showed representatives from one small country that accessing a specially crafted Web address through a Web-enabled phone could shut down the national power grid and put the whole country in the dark.

At FCW.

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