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There is a TCP prediction vulnerability in Wind River’s widely deployed VxWorks embedded software that can enable an attacker to disrupt or spoof the TCP connections to and from target devices. VxWorks is an embedded operating system that’s used in a large number of ICS products that are deployed in sectors such as energy, water,[…]

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A week after disclosing a cross-site request forgery vulnerability in small wind turbines manufactured by a company called XZERES, a security researcher has discovered a serious bug in the human-machine interface for turbines made by German company RLE International GmbH. Researcher Maxim Rupp discovered the vulnerability in the Nova-Wind Turbine HMI and reported it to the vendor.[…]

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UPDATE–Wind turbines have been popping up across the United States in great numbers of late, and many of them are connected to the Internet. That, of course, means that these turbines are going to be natural targets for attackers and researchers. A security researcher named Maxim Rupp has discovered a cross-sire request forgery vulnerability in the operating[…]

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