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Submission + - Microsolf OPC Hole Threatens Vital Infrastructure

ericferris writes: "The SCADA system is used to control power plants, refineries, factories, and an awful lot of vital infrastructure. Researchers from security company Neutralbit have revealed that the SCADA system has remotely exploitable flaws. Namely, SCADA relies on Microsoft OPC for communication, and vulnerabilities have been found in OPC.

Does this mean that script kiddies will soon be able to take down the local power plant in order to get school cancelled?"

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