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Hackers May Already be in Your Infrastructure—Now What?

Cyber-attacks on industrial control systems (ICSs) are no longer a hypothetical. As pieced together by the Wall Street Journal, in 2017, Russian hackers attacked a small construction company, exploiting the…


Intrusion-Tolerant SCADA Demonstrated at Power Plant

Researchers have successfully demonstrated an open-source supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system designed to withstand attacks and compromises on the power grid. The intrusion-tolerant system—called “Spire”—keeps power flowing even…


Iranian Cyberattack Infiltrated Control System of New York Dam

Hackers believed to be connected to Iran infiltrated the control system of a small dam outside New York City in 2013, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.…