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Cyber report details tricks used by hackers to target critical infrastructure

August 8, 2018

Via: The Hill

A cybersecurity firm says it uncovered the methods and tools hackers use to target critical infrastructure organizations, activity it observed by creating a website that masqueraded as a major electricity provider.

Cybereason on Monday released a report on its “Honeypot Project,” which is designed so that the firm’s researchers could learn more about the tactics and techniques hackers employ while trying to compromise control systems.

The fake website, known as a honeypot in cyber-speak, was made to resemble a large, well-known electricity provider that served customers in both the United States and United Kingdom.

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