Wednesday, January 16, 2013

U.S. Power Plant Hit by USB-Based Malware


A U.S.-based power plant was hit with a malware attack thanks to an infected USB stick used for software updates. The incident was revealed in a new report from the U.S. Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT). The power plant contacted CERT after discovering a virus in a turbine control system that impacted about 10 computers on its control system network, and affected operations for about three weeks.
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Windows malware opens RDP ports on PCs for future remote access

https://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-malware-opens-rdp-ports-on-pcs-for-future-remote-access/