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Cisco Discloses Details of Critical Advantech Router Tool Vulnerabilities
2021-07-19 14:51

Cisco's Talos threat intelligence and research unit has disclosed the details of several critical vulnerabilities affecting a router monitoring application made by Taiwan-based industrial and IoT solutions provider Advantech. The affected tool is R-SeeNet, which is designed to help network administrators monitor their Advantech routers.

Conti Gang Hits IoT Chipmaker Advantech with $14M Ransom Demand
2020-11-30 21:19

Advantech, the chip manufacturer, has confirmed that it received a ransom note from a Conti ransomware operation on Nov. 26 demanding 750 Bitcoin, which translates into about $14 million, to decrypt compromised files and delete the data they stole. Professionalized ransomware groups including Conti, Ragnar Locker, Maze, Clop and others have been exploiting security holes created by the emergency shift to remote work due to the pandemic, coupled with well-publicized leak sites to wreak havoc and wring millions out of unsuspecting companies like Advantech.

IoT chip maker Advantech confirms ransomware attack, data theft
2020-11-30 09:32

Industrial automation and Industrial IoT chip maker Advantech confirmed a ransomware attack that hit its network and led to the theft of confidential, albeit low-value, company documents. The Conti operators behind the attack on Advantech's network have set a ransom of 750 BTC for full data decryption and for removing stolen data from their servers according to a chat log seen by BleepingComputer.

IIoT chip maker Advantech hit by ransomware, $12.5 million ransom
2020-11-28 10:00

Industrial automation and Industrial IoT chip maker Advantech confirmed a ransomware attack that hit its network and led to the theft of confidential, albeit low-value, company documents. The Conti operators behind the attack on Advantech's network have set a ransom of 750 BTC for full data decryption and for removing stolen data from their servers according to a chat log seen by BleepingComputer.

Code Execution, DoS Flaws Patched in Advantech WebAccess
2019-04-03 14:01

Several serious vulnerabilities have been patched by Taiwan-based industrial automation company Advantech in its WebAccess SCADA software. read more

Advantech WebAccess RCE flaw still exploitable, exploit code available
2018-09-11 11:00

A vulnerability in Advantech WebAccess, a web browser-based software package for human-machine interfaces (HMI) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, allows attackers to...

Critical Code Execution Flaws Patched in Advantech WebAccess
2018-05-16 16:32

Taiwan-based industrial automation company Advantech has released an update for its WebAccess product to address nearly a dozen vulnerabilities, including critical flaws that allow arbitrary code...

Several Vulnerabilities Patched in Advantech WebAccess
2018-01-05 15:13

Taiwan-based industrial automation company Advantech has released an update for its WebAccess product to address several vulnerabilities, including ones rated high severity. read more

Advantech Patches Code Execution Flaws in SCADA Product
2017-11-03 16:34

An update released by Taiwan-based industrial automation company Advantech for its WebAccess product patches two remote code execution vulnerabilities, ICS-CERT reported on Thursday. Advantech...

Advantech fixes serious vulns in WebAccess HMI/SCADA software (Help Net Security)
2017-08-30 18:49

Advantech has plugged nine security holes in WebAccess and has urged users to upgrade the software as soon as possible. Advantech WebAccess is a web browser-based software package for...