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CNN: 'Explores Possibility that Power Outage is Related to Internet Worm' Aug 14 2003 10:18PM
Geoff Shively (gshively pivx com) (3 replies)
Re: CNN: 'Explores Possibility that Power Outage is Related to Internet Worm' Aug 15 2003 06:49PM
Virtual Master (vmaster mmd ath cx)
Re: CNN: 'Explores Possibility that Power Outage is Related to Internet Worm' Aug 15 2003 06:18PM
Yannick Van Osselaer (yannick vanosselaer pi be)
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Op vrijdag 15 augustus 2003 00:18, schreef Geoff Shively:
> Just flipped on CNN, watching the masses snake through the streets of
> Manhattan as correspondents state that this could be an affect of the
> blaster worm.
>
> Interesting but I don't see how an worm of this magnitude (smaller than
> that of Slammer/Sapphire and others) could influence DCS and SCADA systems
> around the US, particularly just in the North East.
>
> Thoughts?

Well, it might be possible because the SCADA systems run on Windows 2000/XP
and some are connected to the internet.

<http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/cyberwar/view/>

Includes some information about the power grid.

<http://www.automationtechies.com/sitepages/pid641.php>

Articles about SCADA systems.

Just my two cents.
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Yannick Van Osselaer
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Re: CNN: 'Explores Possibility that Power Outage is Related to Internet Worm' Aug 15 2003 06:09PM
Bernie, CTA (cta hcsin net) (1 replies)
Re: CNN: 'Explores Possibility that Power Outage is Related to Internet Worm' Aug 15 2003 06:21PM
Geoff Shively (gshively pivx com) (1 replies)


 

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