Cyber attacks against energy sector industrial control systems are on the rise

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Cyber attacks against ICS computers in oil and gas sector increased in the first half of the year
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Cyber attacks against ICS computers in oil and gas sector increased in the first half of the year

The same trend is seen with the building automation industry

Attacks on industrial control systems (ICS) computers in the oil and gas industry increased in the first half of 2020 compared to 2019. That's according to a new research by Kaspersky which also...

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