Factory robots at risk from hackers, experts say

By the Financial Times

Jul 31, 2017

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Robots that work alongside humans on factory floors and whizzing turbines that power wind farms are at risk of attack from ransom-seeking hackers, according to cyber security researchers exposing new vulnerabilities.

Fresh flaws revealed at the Black Hat cyber security conference show how hackers could use weak security in industrial control systems to hijack robots so that they stop working or alter products or injure humans.

Read the full story at ft.com.

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