Power plants open to hacker attack

时间:2019-03-02 12:06:01166网络整理admin

(Image: stock.xchng) POWER plants could be sabotaged by a simple internet attack that shuts down their control systems. Core Security in Boston, Massachusetts, has discovered a serious vulnerability in a software package called Suitelink that is widely used to automate the operation of power stations, oil refineries and production lines. This could allow attackers to crash Suitelink by sending an outsize data packet to a certain port on the computer running the program. Suitelink’s maker, Wonderware,