Malta-based security start-up ReVuln claims to have uncovered a raft of vulnerabilities in industrial control kit from many leading manufacturers. ReVuln released a video depicting zero-day exploits against SCADA* equipment from Siemens, General Electric, Schneider Electric, ABB/Rockwell and others. The unpatched flaws are all …
these guys sound more than a little shady.
Yeah, so they hack stuff, and then flog the details of how to hack said stuff to "respectable" people (yeah right, more like whoevers offers them enough money). So that's like breaking car security systems and then flogging the details of how to do that to people. Although you have to admire their business model, why sell the results of your hack once to the manufacturers so that they can fix it, when you can sell it individually to all the customers. lol.
"Nice industrial control system you have there, be a crying shame if anything nasty happened to it. There's lots of evil people
like us out there who know how to break it, you know? If you buy our services every month, you can be sure that won't happen."
Now where have I heard that business model before?
The countdown until ReVuln's own servers hosting exploit code is hacked and all the goodies stolen for free.
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