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WY Oilfield Blast Injures 3 Workers

Three workers ended up badly burned in explosions and a fire at a Wyoming oil field last Thursday. Fire officials got the call at 7:28 p.m. near Carpenter, Wyoming, Dec. 5, officials said. The workers were taken to hospitals in the capital of Cheyenne and across the...

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Exxon Must Hand Over CA Refinery Blast Info

ExxonMobil Oil Corp. must provide information to the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) relating to a tank filled with hydrofluoric acid that narrowly escaped damage during a 2015 refinery explosion in Torrance, CA, a federal appeals court panel ruled Monday. An...

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Siemens Fixing EN100 Ethernet Module

Siemens has updates and workarounds available for improper restriction of operations within the bounds of a memory buffer, cross-site scripting, and relative path traversal vulnerabilities in its EN100 Ethernet Module, according to a report with CISA. Successful...

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Siemens Clears XHQ Operations Intelligence Issues

Siemens has an update, workaround and mitigations for cross-site request forgery, improper neutralization of script-related HTML tags in a web page, and improper input validation vulnerabilities in its XHQ Operations Intelligence, according to a report with CISA....

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Siemens Fixing SIMATIC S7-1200, S7-1500 CPU Holes

Siemens has updates and is working on others to handle use of a broken or risky cryptographic algorithm and missing support for integrity check vulnerabilities in its SIMATIC S7-1200 and S7-1500 CPU families, according to a report with CISA. Successful exploitation of...

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Siemens Fixing SIMATIC Hole

Siemens has some updates available and some in the works to handle an exposed dangerous method or function vulnerability in multiple SIMATIC products, according to a report with CISA. The products effected include: SIMATIC CP 1626; HMI Panel (incl. SIPLUS variants);...

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Siemens’ Workaround, Mitigations for RUGGEDCOM ROS

Siemens has workarounds and mitigations available to handle improper restriction of operations within the bounds of a memory buffer and resource management errors vulnerabilities in its RUGGEDCOM ROS, according to a report with CISA. Successful exploitation of these...

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Siemens Workarounds, Mitigations for SiNVR 3

Siemens has workarounds and mitigations to reduce the risk of multiple vulnerabilities in its SiNVR 3, according to a report with CISA. The vulnerabilities include a cleartext storage of sensitive information in GUI, improper authentication, relative path traversal,...

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Siemens Clears SCALANCE W700, W1700 Hole

Siemens has software updates available to mitigate an improper enforcement of message integrity during transmission in a communication channel vulnerability in its SCALANCE W700 and W1700, according to a report with CISA. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability,...

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Schools Reopen after TX Chem Plant Blast

After getting reports of high levels of butadiene following the TPC plant explosion in Port Neches, TX, local officials closed down the schools. However, after testing the Port Neches-Groves (PNG) ISD resumed classes Monday. Julie Gauthier, PNG ISD assistant...

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Hacking Tools Site Shut Down

A website selling hacking tools to a boatload of people has been closed down after an international investigation. The UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) said 14,500 people had bought spying tools that could let attackers take over victims' computers from the Imminent...

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Romanians get Heavy Time for Cyber Theft

Two Romanian men were sentenced Friday in federal court for infecting over 400,000 computers with malware and gain access to credit card and other information for later sale on dark market websites. Bogdan Nicolescu, 37, and Radu Miclaus, 37, both from Bucharest,...

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Factory Fire Kills 43 in India

The owner and manager at a factory where at least 43 people died Sunday in India’s capital New Delhi after a fire swept through a six-story facility where laborers were sleeping were arrested, police said. The factory was making handbags and lots of raw material was...

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FL Nuke’s License Renewed, Will Operate 80 Years

Florida Power & Light’s application for an additional 20 years of operation for Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Units 3 and 4, gained approval from federal regulators. This is the first time the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued renewed licenses authorizing...

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Weidmueller Mitigates Ethernet Switch Issues

Weidmueller has mitigations available to handle multiple vulnerabilities in its industrial Ethernet switches, according to a report with CISA. The remotely exploitable vulnerabilities include an improper restriction of excessive authentication attempts, uncontrolled...

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Thales DIS Fixes License Manager Runtime Hole

Thales DIS has a new version to mitigate a vulnerability in its SafeNet Sentinel LDK License Manager Runtime, according to a report with CISA. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability, discovered by Ryan Wincey of Blizzard Entertainment Red team, could allow a...

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Caribbean Bedding Firm Springs Back to SHARP

Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico-based Simmons Caribbean Bedding, Inc. is the Serta Simmons Bedding Corporation’s smallest site operating in the United States, employing 20 people. Established in 1968, the mattress manufacturer began working with Puerto Rico Consultation...

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Reliable Controls Fixes LicenseManager Hole

Reliable Controls has a new version to mitigate an unquoted search path or element vulnerability in its LicenseManager, according to a report with CISA. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability, discovered by Gjoko Krstic of Applied Risk, could allow an attacker...

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Moxa Patches Wireless Device

Moxa has a patch available to handle multiple vulnerabilities in its AWK-3121 which has reached its end of life and is being replaced, according to a report with CISA. The remotely exploitable vulnerabilities include cleartext transmission of sensitive information,...

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TX Chem Plant Blast Forces Evac

Flames from a massive chemical plant fire in southeastern Texas were put out two days after two explosions forced a massive evacuation, officials said Friday. “We are in a position to say it’s contained,” said Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick. The first explosion...

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