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Spyware, Ransomware, Cryptojacking Malware Increasingly Detected on ICS Devices

September 13, 2022

The data comes from ICS-related Windows devices protected by Kaspersky products, including HMIs, SCADA systems, historians, data gateways, engineering workstations, computers used for the administration of industrial networks, and devices used to develop software for industrial systems.

In the first half of 2022, Kaspersky products blocked malicious objects on nearly 32% of protected ICS devices, which is roughly the same as in the two previous years.

However, the total number of malware families exceeded 7,200 — this number was at approximately 5,000 in the past two years.

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