ICS systems managed by cloud software are open to exploits that can be destructive enough to physically damage industrial systems. This is how you protect your operational technology network.

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In the race to move operating technology (OT) and industrial control systems (ICS) to the cloud, critical weaknesses were identified in the common cloud management software from CODESYS and programmable logic controllers (PLC) from WAGO Corp. uncovered.

The report by the Claroty research arm Team82 revealed seven new CVEs, three of which relate to the CODESYS software and four to the WAGO PLC. The vulnerabilities can be exploited remotely and allow an attacker to break into a cloud management console via a single compromised field device or multiple PLC and OT devices using a …

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