Industrial computer systems increasingly targeted by hackers, warns Kaspersky

Haythem Elmir

Companies in the manufacturing, industrial and infrastructure sectors have been warned to tighten up their security as industrial control systems increasingly come under sophisticated attacks.

The warning comes from security specialist Kaspersky, which has warned that computers used in industry have become prime targets for hackers.

Kaspersky says that one in three attacks on industrial systems hammer down on manufacturers of all sorts of things, including materials and general goods. Also taking a bit of a beating are companies in the drinks industry, as well as education and engineering outfits.

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