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3,000 Industrial Plants Per Year Infected with Malware

Targeted industrial control systems-themed malware is less prevalent yet persistent, including one variant posing as Siemens PLC firmware that has been in action since 2013, researchers find. A piece of crimeware posing as legitimate Siemens PLC software has been in circulation for four years by an unknown attack group attempting to infect industrial networks mainly in the US.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Dark Reading

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