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Researcher Finds Nearly Two Dozen SCADA Bugs In a Few Hours 104

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from the target-rich-environment dept.
Trailrunner7 writes "It is open season on SCADA software right now. Last week, researchers at ReVuln, an Italian security firm, released a video showing off a number of zero-day vulnerabilities in SCADA applications from manufacturers such as Siemens, GE and Schneider Electric. And now a researcher at Exodus Intelligence says he has discovered more than 20 flaws in SCADA packages from some of the same vendors and other manufacturers, all after just a few hours' work."
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Researcher Finds Nearly Two Dozen SCADA Bugs In a Few Hours

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  • by RobbieCrash (834439) * on Monday November 26, 2012 @05:41PM (#42099399)

    Where's the lazy editing? It's not like this is the first SCADA story on /.. Are we going to start defining every non-everyday term in a summary?

    "Researchers have identified a hole (an overlooked security concern) in the TCP (Transmission Control Protocol a system of information transmission that aids in reliable data transfer) layer (a metaphorical layer in a sandwich of other layers each of which pertain to certain elements of the network stack (the combination of hardware (physical parts of a computer) and software (the computer code that resides on a computer's storage that makes up a computer program) that allow a computer to /talk/ to another computer over a network)) of Windows (a computer operating system (a complex computer program that coordinates and translates software requests into hardware actions))."

  • by Trepidity (597) <> on Monday November 26, 2012 @06:33PM (#42099901)

    Glad to see another Extraterrestrial Life researcher on Slashdot!

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