Author: Jesus Molina

TRITON/TRISIS is the fifth industrial malware found in the wild and the third malware specifically designed to cause damage to physical equipment and jeopardize safety. The malware warrants a stern warning to owners and operators: segment networks properly or face the consequences. The target of the malware was the Schneider Electric’s Triconex safety instrumented system (SIS). TRITON is essentially a payload, stage 2 of an attack. At this point we don't know how the malware was installed in the industrial network (stage 1), but this comes as no surprise, since some segments of certain industrial networks are routinely hacked. What is shocking is