Telvent Smart Grid networks hacked

Telvent is the company which maintains the Industrial control systems that remotely controls the Smart Grid networks. Smart Grid networks are used in parts of the electric gridiron.

Telvent has informed its customer that on Sep 10th they noticed that hackers had hacked the internal firewall and Security Systems, implanted malicious software and stolen project files.

Project files related to OASyS SCADA product, which presents energy firms a connection between older technology and Smart grid technologies, reported by KrebsOnSecurity.

KrebsOnSecurity declared that Telvent is however scrutinizing the attack other than in a defensive move they detached their data connections among the exaggerated parts of their networks and customers.

The letter provided to the customer by the Telvent Company stated that they are taking several actions to eliminate the virus or malware files and gave the assurance that they will provide their services to Customers in secure and safe way. They also added that they currently disabled the connections of Smart Grid networks which are provided to customers.

Detailed Information visit: http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/09/27/chinese-hackers-linked-to-breach-of-control-systems-used-in-electric-grids/

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