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More than 300,000 automation systems – covering lighting control, building automation and security, heating and air conditioning and more – need patching after a slew of vulnerabilities in the Tridium Niagara AX went public thanks to an ISC-CERT advisory. The announcement of the vulnerabilities comes nearly synchronously with …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    He worked with them for a year to help fix their product

    I hope they gave him a little incentive at the end of it all. The other day I watched an interview with the guy who compromised one of the most common hotel keycard locks - he said he never even bothered to contact the vendor because there was no way to fix the issue without replacing ~4 million circuit boards, so (more or less) "[f*ck it]".

    Companies really should treat these guys right when they try to be helpful like this.

    1. Franklin
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      Re: He worked with them for a year to help fix their product

      "I hope they gave him a little incentive at the end of it all."

      Of course they did. They didn't file charges against him.

      1. Anonymous Coward
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        Re: He worked with them for a year to help fix their product

        OK so if I somehow stumble across a gaping hole in someone's product that could cause their customers terrible consequences and spend a year of my time working with them to help resolve their issue I should be content that they don't press charges?

        ...and we wonder why security in so many products is complete shit.

  2. Anonymous Coward
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    Your building still belong anyone

    "Union Wharf Condos" in Boston ...

    http://75.150.95.122/ord?station:|slot:/Pumps

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