Smart grids are a fundamental component of the European critical infrastructure.
Citizens and businesses depend on information and communications infrastructure to support online critical services (e.g.
Two industrial gas detector product lines manufactured by Honeywell sport two remotely exploitable vulnerabilities that can allow an attacker to retrieve the user's password and to bypass the authentication process.
The US energy grid is under cyber attack from Islamic State hackers but fortunately, these attacks end up in failure because the hackers are simply not skilled enough to do much damage, Caitlin Durkovich, assistant secretary for infrastructure protection at the Department of Homeland Security, reassured the audience at GridSecCon 2015.
You would think that, given the potential disastrous consequences of a successful hack, the computer systems and networks of nuclear facilities would be better secured agains cyber intrusions.
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