Tuesday, October 27, 22:46
Home security Russian Security Team upgrades SCADA Exploit Tool

Russian Security Team upgrades SCADA Exploit Tool

SCADAA security company in Russia plans to release an upgraded exploit pack for industrial control software, which includes a series of new vulnerabilities, published by an Italian researcher security. OR company called Gleg, is made up of three people and is based in Moscow. Its subject is the search for vulnerabilities. Recently her research has focused on security issues in SCADA systems (supervisory control and data acquisition), which are used in factories, businesses and many other industrial sectors.

Gleg works with Miami-based Immunity. Immunity sells the Canvas tool, which helps penetration testing to get information on how to use vulnerabilities in software.

Gleg supplies Immunity with exploit packs, which are add-ons to Canvas. Gleg's basic product is Agora, which is embedded in Canvas. Agora is regularly updated with published zero-day or other new vulnerabilities.

About two weeks ago, the Russian company released it Agora SCADA +, a new additional for Canvas. The add-on includes 27 exploits for SCADA software. The next week will be released an upgraded version, which will contain about 35 exploits.

According to the company's CEO, Yuriy Gurkin, Gleg will incorporate the exploits, written by Luigi Ariemma. Ariemma found about 50 vulnerabilities in four products Siemens SCADA, Iconics, 7-Technologies and Datac. All four companies used products with vulnerabilities that could be used by an attacker remotely.

Ariemma published details of the vulnerabilities without first telling affected companies something that many consider to be negative. However, it is said that 7-Technologies and Datac have been working since last week for release patch.

Gurkin said Gleg followed Luigi's practice. He does not inform companies because he considers it a waste of time.

On the other hand, Immunity controls companies interested in buying Canvas to make sure they are not going to use the product with malicious way.

According to Gurkin, more and more companies, using SCADA software, ask Gleg to control the products.

SCADA software was not originally intended for an Internet connection, but many businesses use it. This, of course, means that there are more risks for security, said Gurkin. Also, companies using SCADA are not so open to sharing advice and security knowledge, he said.

LEAVE ANSWER

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Absent Mia
Absent Miahttps://www.secnews.gr
Being your self, in a world that constantly tries to change you, is your greatest achievement

LIVE NEWS

00:01:47

Data breach in a law firm exposes data of Google employees

Immigration law firm Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP revealed that it suffered a data breach that led to the leakage of personal data ...

How to install a .watchface file on Apple Watch

The Apple Watch lets you customize the faces of the watch to display all kinds of useful information. But did you know ...

The five biggest data breaches of the 21st century

Data is becoming more and more sought after as our daily lives become more digitized. The technology giants that monopolize data are ...

Microsoft is limiting the availability of Windows 10 20H2

Microsoft is currently restricting the availability of Windows 10 20H2 to provide all users who want to ...

How to enable the new Chrome Read more feature

The latest version of Google Chrome browser, v86, released earlier this month, contains a secret feature called Read ...

How to choose a custom color for the Start menu

Starting with the October 2020 update, Windows 10 is the default on a theme that removes bright colors from ...

NASA telescope discovers drinking water on the moon

Eleven years ago, a spacecraft changed our view of the moon forever. The data collected by ...

Microsoft: Enhances password spray attack detection capabilities

Microsoft has significantly improved the ability to detect password spray attacks in the Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and has reached the point ...

How to prevent companies from finding our phone number

In the age of advertising, the more user information is known the more convenient it is for companies. And in particular, the ...

Violation in a psychotherapy clinic led to blackmail of patients

Two years ago, a cyber attack took place in a Finnish psychotherapy clinic, which resulted in data theft and ransom demand. Now,...