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Posted on: 05 May 2017 

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster

Plant robots on the net without authentication!


It’s been reported by security firm Trend Micro, that Industrial robots are frequently been used with no authentication and are fully exposed to the internet. This is creating a massive security risk to the owners, if the hackers manage to gain access they could have full control.

Out of the 83,000 robots that researchers found exposed to the internet, 5,000 of these had no authentication in place to protect against possible hack attacks. Furthermore, the software that runs on the robots had many vulnerabilities 63 were uncovered in total.

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