July 18, 2017

"NCSC report specifically discusses the threat to the energy and manufacturing sectors."

BBC: Some industrial software companies in the UK are "likely to have been compromised" by hackers, according to a document reportedly produced by British spy agency GCHQ.

'A copy of the document from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) - part of GCHQ - was obtained by technology website Motherboard.

'A follow-up by the BBC indicated that the document was legitimate.

'There have been reports about similar cyber-attacks around the world lately.

'Modern, computer-based industrial control systems manage equipment in facilities such as power stations.

'And attacks attempting to compromise such systems had become more common recently, one security researcher said.'

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