Nuclear plant in South Korea hacked

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  1. Minimalist

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    MBR Wiper Attacks Strike Korean Power Plant
    http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlab.../mbr-wiper-attacks-strike-korean-power-plant/
     
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    "South Korea says NUCLEAR WORM is nothing to worry about

    The South Korean Energy Minister has told the National Assembly that a newly discovered malware outbreak at one of the country's nuclear facilities is no big deal, and is not linked to a more serious breach earlier this month......"

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/12/30/south_korea_says_nuclear_worm_is_nothing_to_worry_about/

    "South Korea nuclear operator strengthens security system against cyber attack

    Control systems at South Korean nuclear plants have not been harmed by recent attacks by hackers, but nevertheless Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power is increasing its security efforts to defend against a possible additional attack, the company’s CEO Cho Seok told legislators on Tuesday.

    An investigation had found traces of a low-risk worm that had been removed from PCs and portable devices connected to the nuclear plant’s control system, but no malicious code linked to a cyber attack was found, according to the country’s Energy Ministry........."

    http://www.networkworld.com/article...em-against-cyber-attack.html#tk.rss_security0
     
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    I've seen the movie Dune. Huge worms are everything to worry about.
     
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