Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday August 02, 2011

Researchers Warn of SCADA Equipment Discoverable via Google

A simple Google search turns up the passwords for SCADA systems used to run power plants? Umm, that can't be good at all. eek!

Not only are SCADA systems used to run power plants and other critical infrastructure lacking many security precautions to keep hackers out, operators sometimes practically advertise their wares on Google search, according to a demo today during a Black Hat conference workshop.