Why companies using SCADA systems need to wake up to the increased threat of cyber-attacks

Something that has been warned about here since 2011. This is not limited to just Ukraine, but a very vulnerable America as well.

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Late last year, the media reported on the co-ordinated, multi-faceted attack on the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems used by a Ukrainian power company. These plunged the homes of more than 80,000 people into darkness at Christmas, sparking international interest and condemnation. Continue reading