In February 2018 a malware was found using SCADA HMI computer in a water facility for crypto-mining. The malware was using extensive computing and networking resources risking the operation of the local automation process.
The presentation will start with an overview of IT malwares impacting OT networks and the significance of such attacks. Then we’ll go into the details of the specific cryptojacking attack, the way it was detected and the results of the forensic activities. We will conclude with lessons learned and recommendations on how to prevent such attacks in the future.