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. https://www.iotworldtoday.com/2019/04/24/iot-security-discerning-whats-alarmist-and-truly-alarming/
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IOT SECURITY: DISCERNING WHAT’S ALARMIST AND TRULY ALARMING
Increased operational intelligence and productivity. Improved safety and asset management. Expanded automation. The Internet of Things has promised all of the above, but with that potential comes with opportunities for abuse. Cyber-adversaries who breached, for instance, a smart factory could find a treasure trove of information for industrial espionage, while malware recently discovered in the Middle East underscores the potential of industrial IoT attacks to cause physical destruction and create risk to workers within industrial facilities. The discovery of that malware, known as “Trisis” or “Triton,” however, was in itself not the first events driving home that risk. In 2007, researchers at the Idaho National Laboratory showed a cyberattack targeting an industrial turbine could ultimately cause it to self-destruct. BRIAN BUNTZ READ MORE