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Surge in threat activity in OT and IoT environments

Malware-related cyber-threats in operational technology (OT) and Internet of Things (IoT) environments jumped tenfold year-on-year in the first six months of 2023, according to Nozomi Networks.

The security vendor compiled its latest Nozomi Networks Labs OT & IoT Security Report from ICS vulnerabilities, data from IoT honeypots and attack statistics from OT environments.

“Specific to malware, denial-of-service (DoS) activity remains one of the most prevalent attacks against OT systems,” the vendor explained in a blog post announcing the report.

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