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Rigged industrial software site points to watering hole attack

2014/09/01

IDG News Service - (International) Researchers at AlienVault reported that the Web site of an unnamed industrial software company was compromised with a piece of reconnaissance malware called Scanbox that collected information on visitors to the site, including visitors' IP addresses, language, operating system, and security programs. The unnamed company produces system engineering and simulation software for several industries including manufacturing, automotive, and aerospace firms.

Source: http://www.computerworld.com/article/2600767/security/rigged-industrial-software-site-points-to-watering-hole-attack.html

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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