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Thousands of Infrastructure Computer Systems are Online, Unprotected

By Veronique Greenwood | January 26, 2012 4:04 pm

spacing is important

We’ve written before about hapless business owners practically handing hackers customers’ information by failing to observe basic computer security (Subway, we’re looking at you). But this is a security fail on a whole different level. A researcher has just revealed that about ten thousand systems controlling water plants, sewage plants, and other infrastructure are online, mostly unprotected and findable with a simple search.

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