4-1-19 – News This Past Week

Critical Rockwell Automation Bug in Drive Component Puts IIoT Plants at Risk
A critical denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability has been found in a Rockwell Automation industrial drive, which is a logic-controlled mechanical component used in industrial systems to manage industrial motors.

Critical Rockwell Automation Bug in Drive Component Puts IIoT Plants at Risk

Critical Flaw Allows Hackers to Take Control of PowerFlex AC Drives
PowerFlex 525 AC drives are designed for controlling electrical motors. Unlike traditional drives, these devices offer advanced features, such as embedded Ethernet/IP communications and USB programming. Rockwell Automation says the product is ideal for conveyors, pumps, fans and mixers
https://www.securityweek.com/critical-flaw-allows-hackers-take-control-powerflex-ac-drives

The Consumerization of Industrial Cyber Security
Little attention was given to computer viruses (now called malware), websites that were compromised by hackers or data breaches. But that all changed, once attackers began stealing credit card information and identities online.
https://www.securityweek.com/consumerization-industrial-cyber-security

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