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Public utility compromised after brute-force attack, DHS says

2014/05/21

IDG News Service - (International) The Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) stated in a report that an undisclosed public utility was compromised via a brute-force attack on an Internet-facing host that used a simple password system. ICS-CERT determined that the utility's systems were likely exposed to numerous threats prior to the identified intrusion.

Source: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9248473/Public_utility_compromised_after_brute_force_attack_DHS_says

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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