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Submission + - DOS, Backdoor and Easter Egg Found in Siemens S7 (threatpost.com)

chicksdaddy writes: "A BlackHat presentation on Wednesday will reveal more software vulnerabilities affecting industrial controllers from Siemens, including a serious remotely exploitable denial of service vulnerability, more hard-coded administrative passwords, and even an easter egg program buried in the code that runs industrial machinery around the globe. In an interview Tuesday evening, Beresford said he has reported 18 separate issues to Siemens and to officials at ICS CERT, the Computer Emergency Response Team for the Industrial Control Sector. Siemens said it is readying a patch for some of the holes, including one that would allow a remote attacker to gain administrative control over machinery controlled by certain models of its Step 7 industrial control software."
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DOS, Backdoor and Easter Egg Found in Siemens S7

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