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Trend Micro uncovers attacks on Internet-connected petrol stations.

2015/08/07

Infosecurity Magazine - (International) Trend Micro experts investigating data attacks against automated gas tank systems using a custom international honeypot dubbed GasPot presented research at Black Hat 2015 which found 12 pump identifications, 4 pump modifications and 2 denial-of-service (DoS) and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against the systems from February - July 2015. Researchers suspect that several hacktivist groups, including the Iranian Dark Coders Team and the Syrian Electronic Army, were behind the attacks, a majority of which targeted the U.S.

Source: http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/trend-micro-uncovers-attacks-on/

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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