Ransomware: Hackers took just three days to find this fake industrial network and fill it with malware

Industrial control networks are coming under attack from a range of ransomware attacks, security researchers have warned, after an experiment revealed the speed at which hackers are uncovering vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure.

Security company Cybereason built a ‘honeypot’ designed to look like an electricity company with operations across Europe and North America. The network was made to look authentic to entice potential attackers by including IT and operational technology environments, as well as human interface systems.

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Source: ZDNet