March 8, 2022

Help Net Security: Widely used UPS devices can be hijacked and destroyed remotely

An excerpt from the Help Net Security article, ‘Widely used UPS devices can be hijacked and destroyed remotely’

Barak Hadad, Head of Research at Armis, told Help Net Security that since a firmware upgrade requires some downtime in some of the models, Schneider Electric/APC cannot risk pushing patches/updates on the connected devices without the customers’ say-so, so they should patch on their own.

“Besides that, there are multiple mitigations that users can deploy that mitigate the risk significantly,” he added.

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