DHS warns of vulnerabilities in widely used Niagara software

By | July 17, 2012

Source: Computerworld

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In this article “The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued an alert warning of vulnerabilities in a software technology called the Niagara AX Framework, used to manage millions of devices over the Internet.

The alert, from the DHS’ Industrial Control System Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) security group, is addressed to organizations that are using Niagara software to remotely control via the Internet industrial control systems, heating, lighting and security equipment, building automation devices and other systems.

Niagara’s maker, Tridium, claims it has installed more than 300,000 copies of its software at customer locations worldwide. The company’s customers include Boeing, ABB, Callaway and Whirlpool.”

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