BlackEnergy Malware Caused Ukrainian Power Outage, Confirms Researchers

This article discusses what is purported to be the first confirmed blackout caused by a dedicated malware attack.  This is a real world scenario that brings more fear than most.  I must admit I am a bit surprised that it was so successful, but it speaks to the need for better security and more robust air gapping for SCADA platforms.

http://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/latest-security-news/blackenergy-malware-thought-to-have-caused-ukrainian-power-outage/

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