Russian trains still not in function after being hacked by GhostSec

Last month, Ghost Security announced that it had gained access to information technology systems that support Russia’s subway systems.

They then immobilised all of the trains and removed all of their control panels. Until today, the trains have not been used nor have the control panels returned.

Anonymous and other hacktivist organisations reported intrusions into the country’s transportation and financial critical infrastructure sectors.

The hacker group seized controls for the smoke system, the air conditioning (TEMP) in each train (labelled car in attached images), the battery system, full building blueprints with temp control, and reports on each train.

Every metro in Russia is served by Metrospetstekhnika’s IT system.

They then immobilised all of the trains and removed all of their control panels. Until today, the trains have not been used nor have the control panels returned.

 




Readers like you help support The Tech Outlook. When you make a purchase using links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. We cannot guarantee the Product information shown is 100% accurate and we advise you to check the product listing on the original manufacturer website. Thetechoutlook is not responsible for price changes carried out by retailers. The discounted price or deal mentioned in this item was available at the time of writing and may be subject to time restrictions and/or limited unit availability. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates Read More

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

function init() { var vidDefer = document.getElementsByTagName('iframe'); for (var i=0; i