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Positive Train Control may open up railroads to new kinds of cyber attacks, expert says

(Source: Trains Magazine, May 28, 2019)

According to a recent report in Trains Magazine, cyber hackers are mostly looking to enrich themselves from railroads, but their efforts could open up a path for even more serious attacks. “A malicious cyber breach of PTC or underlying existing rail signaling systems could wreak havoc and cause accidents or derailments on the highly interdependent freight railway network,” retired U.S. Army Brig. Gen. John Adams, president of Guardian Six, said in prepared testimony to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Full story: www.trainsmag.com

Thursday, May 30, 2019

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