• Railway systems could be hackers' next big target - and derailing trains wouldn't be that hard

    9 days ago - By Chron

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    Last year's WannaCry cyber attack hit 200,000 victims from over 150 countries.
    The ransomware showed cyber attacks don't merely stay in the virtual world but can have real, and potentially devastating consequences in the physical world.
    Experts say attacks could easily target critical infrastructure, even take over trains in a railway system.
    It's more important than ever to protect the physical, not just virtual, parts of railway systems.
    In early May of last year, the world was rocked by the WannaCry cyber attack, which affected more than 200,000 victims and spread to...
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