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Plaintext credentials threaten RLE wind turbine HMI


Threatpost - (National) The DHS Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) issued an advisory after a security researcher discovered a vulnerability in the Nova-Wind Turbine human-machine interface (HMI) for turbines manufactured by RLE International GmbH in which an attacker could leverage credentials stored in plaintext to perform actions on the device, resulting in a possible loss of power for all attached systems.


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:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:29