[Series 01] Indian SCADA Systems – Current Status?

SCADA i.e., Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition is a real time industrial process control systems used to centrally monitor and control remote or local industrial equipment such as motors, valves, pumps, relays etc. SCADA is used to control: chemical plant processes, oil and gas pipelines, electrical generation and transmission equipment, manufacturing facilities, water purification and...

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More SCADA Vulnerabilities Discovered by Italian Researcher Luigi Auriemma in Industrial Systems – A Brief Overview

SCADA vulnerabilities continue to surge as Italian Security Researcher Luigi Auriemma found holes in six different systems. Companies suffering the vulnerabilities range from Rockwell Automation to Beckhoff.  The vulnerabilities found in such companies’ products include: AzeoTech DAQFactory Stack Overflow Beckhoff TwinCAT ‘TCATSysSrv.exe’ Network Packet Denial of Service Vulnerability Cogent DataHub Multiple Vulnerabilities Measuresoft ScadaPro Multiple Vulnerabilities...

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Validy Technology: A program protection method that really works

Validy Technology (VT) is a program protection method. It uses a secure coprocessor and manipulates variables mandatory for the correct execution of the program inside this coprocessor. The secure coprocessor uses a silicon chip which can take several different form factors:  USB key,  SIM Module,  MMC Card,  Smart card,  SMD device… VT is effective against software piracy as...

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