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Exploit for SCADA-systems in Metasploit

An exploit for a bug in Citect’s SCADA-systems has just been added to the Metasploit toolkit. While the bug itself is months old, this addition means that vulnerable systems are suddenly at more risk than before. Because SCADA networks are used for control of some key infrastructure such as water, power plants and power grid, […]

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New DNS exploit in active use

I’ve been meaning to write a short summary about the DNS vulnerability that’s been hot news for the past few weeks. While preparing that I stumbled upon this report about a new attack that is being used. It appears that this is subtly different than the attackĀ that was released earlier: Moore said he and others […]

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