Tag Archives: SCADA

Irongate — New Stuxnet-like Malware Targets Industrial Control Systems

Security researchers have discovered a sophisticated piece of malware that uses tricks from the Stuxnet sabotage malware and is specifically designed to target industrial control systems (ICS) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems.

Researchers at the security firm FireEye Labs Advanced Reverse Engineering said on Thursday that the malware, dubbed “IRONGATE,” affects

Researcher Releases Database of Known-Good ICS and SCADA Files

A prominent security researcher has put together a new database of hundreds of thousands of known-good files from ICS and SCADA software vendors in an effort to help users and other researchers identify legitimate files and home in on potentially malicious ones. The database, known as WhiteScope, comprises nearly 350,000 files, including executables and DLLs, […]

Buffer Overflow Haunts Advantech WebAccess SCADA Product

The ICS-CERT is warning users about a stack buffer overflow in the Advantech WebAccess SCADA product that could lead to arbitrary code execution. Advantech WebAccess is a SCADA and human-machine interface product that’s accessible over the Web. It’s used in a variety of industries, including energy, manufacturing, government and the commercial sector. The vulnerability affects […]