Monthly Archives: November 2011

Attacker says SCADA system was protected by three-character password


As an update to my previous post “Cyber attack on US Water Treatment Plant“, a second SCADA-based system at a US water plant was hit in recent days, with revelations made by the attacker that it was controlled by a three-character … Continue reading

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Cyber attack on US Water Treatment Plant


The problems associated with cyber attacks have, often, been associated with a denial-of-service attack (DoS attack) or distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS attack) as an attempt to make a computer resource unavailable to its intended users with an associated extortion threat … Continue reading

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IEMA Sustainable Business Conference 2011


Over the past two days, I have attended the IEMA Sustainable Business Conference and have been impressed by the quality of the presentations, workshops and the level of engagement by the delegates. The conference lived up to its tagline of … Continue reading

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