SCADA industry debates flaw disclosure

Monday, 19 June 2006, 12:56 AM EST

The flaw, in a particular vendor's implementation of the Inter-Control Center Communications Protocol (ICCP), could have allowed an attacker the ability to crash a server. Yet, unlike corporate servers that handle groupware applications or Web sites, the vulnerable server software--from process-control application maker LiveData--monitors and controls real-time devices in electric power utilities and healthcare settings.

At SecurityFocus.

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