Attackers Have a New Way to Damage Data Center Infrastructure

A new kind of malware goes after industrial safety systems that provide emergency shutdown capabilities. It can cause damage or shut down operations.

The malware — which  FireEye calls Triton  and  Dragos calls TRISIS  — is similar to the Stuxnet malware used in Iran in 2010 and Industroyer deployed in Ukraine in 2016. A recent Triton attack targeted Schneider Electric’s Triconex safety system, and the malware has already had at least one victim, the security research firms reported.

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