Code Red Worm Defaces Automation Web Pages

Event Year: 2001 Reliability: Confirmed
Country: United States
Industry Type: Petroleum

A network monitoring tool (PC running HPOpenView) used on the business side was also being used on the Automation Networks. This computer had two NIC cards installed, one on each network. This network monitoring PC provided a path from the internet, via the company business network onto the Automation network.


Automation web pages were defaced.

Action Description: Provided separate system for Network Monitoring for each Network.