New cyberattacks against urban water services possible, warn researchers

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) cyber security researchers warn of a potential distributed attack against urban water services that uses a botnet of smart irrigation systems that water simultaneously. A botnet is a large network of computers or devices controlled by a command and control server without the owner's knowledge.

New cyberattacks against urban water services possible, warn researchers

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) cyber security researchers warn of a potential distributed attack against urban water services that uses a botnet of smart irrigation systems that water ...

Thu 9 Aug 18 from Phys.org

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New cyberattacks against urban water services possible warn Ben-Gurion University researchers

The researchers analyzed and found vulnerabilities in a number of commercial smart irrigation systems, which enable attackers to remotely turn watering systems on and off at will. The researchers ...

Thu 9 Aug 18 from Eurekalert

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