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Flaw lets hackers control electronic highway billboards

2014/06/05

Nextgov - (National) The U.S. Department of Homeland Security advised transportation operators June 4 of a hard-coded password vulnerability discovered in Daktronics Vanguard highway notification sign configuration software which could allow hackers to gain unauthorized access to the highway signs. The vendor was notified and is working to fix the issue.

Source: http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/06/flaw-lets-hackers-control-electronic-highway-billboards/85849/

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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