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April 28, 2012, 07:50:13 AM
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http://www.minnpost.com/christian-science-monitor/2012/04/americas-stuxnet-weakness-found-systems-used-pentagon-power-grid

Networking equipment supplier "RuggedCom" apparently put a poorly-secured backdoor in industrial-grade equipment used in everything from power plants to traffic control systems.

It was discovered and reported to them a year ago by a researcher who got their equipment off eBay.  They spent the last year ignoring the vulnerability.  Two days ago it was made public.

RuggedCom was recently purchased by Siemens AG, creators of the backdoor vulnerabilities used by the Stuxnet worm and, recently also, bank:

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The business model of the Siemens Bank has the following pillars: credit business, deposit business and risk management.

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April 29, 2012, 01:48:24 AM
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I checked the server closet and we don't have any of those so we're safe from any effect due to this, right?    Cheesy
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