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BlackEnergy Malware Targeting Industrial Control Systems

Issue:
Schneider Electric has become aware of a sophisticated malware campaign that has compromised numerous Industrial Control Systems (ICS's) in asset owner environments using a variant of the BlackEnergy malware.

Product Line:
Internet-connected, Windows-based Human Machine Interfaces (HMI's)

Environment:
Industrial Control System Security Vulnerabilities

Cause:
A variant of the BlackEnergy malware is being used to compromise the security of Industrial Control Systems.

Resolution:
Schneider Electric is not aware of any of its products having been involved in the reported incidents. 

Please see the Security Notification at the following link for information regarding the security vulnerabilities and steps to assess the current state of your system.

http://www2.schneider-electric.com/sites/corporate/en/support/cybersecurity/viewer-news.page?c_filepath=/templatedata/Content/News/data/en/local/cybersecurity/general_information/2014/10/20141030_ongoing_sophisticated_malware_campaign_compromising_ics.xml

 
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