Forward-looking security analysis of smart factories [Part 3] – Trojanized libraries for industrial IoT devices

IoT devices are being incorporated more and more into smart factories. IoT devices are endpoints that have a unique IP address and that can connect to the Internet; they are expected to be used for various purposes not only in development but also in production environments, in combination with original programs developed in-house as well as other physical devices.

There are various brands of IIoT devices on the market, such as Arduino Industrial 101, Industrial Shields, Industrino, and Iono Arduino. Notably, Arduino now offers a Pro line especially for industry. Also, customizable small single board computers such as the Raspberry Pi are becoming more popular because of their flexibility and cost efficiency.

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Source: Trend Micro

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