Researchers at Black Hat Europe next month will demonstrate how SAP applications can be used as a stepping-stone to sabotage oil & gas processes.
Hackers can exploit weaknesses in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems on oil & gas firms’ corporate networks in order to sabotage pipeline pressure or hide oil spills, researchers have discovered.
Researchers at Black Hat Europe next month in Amsterdam will demonstrate these and other attacks on oil & gas networks by abusing holes in SAP ERP applications used in the industrial sector. Oil & gas industrial networks rely on ERP software to help manage and oversee the oil & gas production and delivery processes.
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