Tag Archives: Industrial Systems

Hackers accessed city infrastructure via SCADA – FBI

Source: Information Age By:  Hal Hodson The deputy assistant director of the FBI’s Cyber Division says hackers recently accessed the infrastructure of three cities through SCADA systems Hackers recently accessed the critical infrastructure of three unnamed cities by compromising their SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems, the deputy assistant director of the FBI’s Cyber Division said today.

House committee to investigate China’s Huawei, ZTE

Source: Computer World A U.S. House Intelligence Committee is launching an investigation into Chinese telecommunication equipment suppliers Huawei and ZTE to determine whether the companies pose a security threat to the U.S. The investigation will examine if Huawei’s and ZTE’s expansion into the U.S. market gives the Chinese government an opportunity to hijack the nation’s infrastructure to conduct… Read More »

Hackers ‘hit’ US Water Treatment Systems

Source: BBC Hackers are alleged to have destroyed a pump used to pipe water to thousands of homes in a US city in Illinois.Hackers with access to the utility’s network are thought to have broken the pump by turning it on and off quickly. The FBI and Department for Homeland Security (DHS) are investigating the incident as details… Read More »