Simulated water treatment plant

Simulated water treatment plant

Georgia Tech researchers have developed a new form of ransomware that can take over control of a simulated water treatment plant. The simulated attack was designed to highlight vulnerabilities in the control systems used to operate industrial facilities. Shown are (left) Raheem Beyah, associate chair in the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and David Formby, a Georgia Tech Ph.D. student. (Credit: Christopher Moore, Georgia Tech) 

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Research, Computer Science/Information Technology and Security
Keywords
ransomware, Cybersecurity, programmable logic controller, PLC
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Draft
  • Created On: Feb 13, 2017 - 1:18pm
  • Last Updated: Feb 13, 2017 - 1:18pm