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Hackers Distributing Password Cracking Tool for PLCs and HMIs to Target Industrial Systems

Industrial engineers and operators are the target of a new campaign that leverages password cracking software to seize control of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and co-opt the machines to a botnet.
The software “exploited a vulnerability in the firmware which allowed it to retrieve the password on command,” Dragos security researcher Sam Hanson said. “Further, the software was a malware

Source:: The Hackers News