A critical security flaw in popular industrial software put power plants at risk

    Date02 May 2018
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    A severe vulnerability in a widely used industrial control software could have been used to disrupt and shut down power plants and other critical infrastructure. Researchers at security firm Tenable found the flaw in the popular Schneider Electric software, used across the manufacturing and power industries, which if exploited could have allowed a skilled attacker to attack systems on the network.
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