Password recovery tool infects industrial systems with Sality malware


A threat actor is using password “cracking” software for programmable logic controllers to infect industrial control systems (ICS) and turn them into a botnet (PLCs).

The PLC and HMI (human-machine interface) terminals from Automation Direct, Omron, Siemens, Fuji Electric, Mitsubishi, LG, Vigor, Pro-Face, Allen Bradley, Weintek, ABB, and Panasonic are advertised with password recovery solutions on numerous social media sites. Read More…