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Inside The Aftermath Of The Saudi Aramco Breach
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TerryB
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TerryB,
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8/10/2015 | 1:03:41 PM
Duh
Two words: Backups. ERP

Worst case scenario should have been losing data since previous nights backup. Sounds like they were using MS Word and Quickbooks to run the business. What a joke.
ichihi
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ichihi,
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9/12/2015 | 10:42:27 AM
Re: Duh
Actually, Saudi Aramco run the largest SAP installation in the world.  Did you really think that exploring, extracting, processing and shipping 10% of oil supplies could be managed with toys like Excel?
DarwinC123
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DarwinC123,
User Rank: Strategist
8/13/2015 | 2:09:37 PM
analysis
Is there a white paper / analysis of the attack?  I would like to read a lessons learned.  We had an attack a few years ago, that took advantage of the fact that IT Techs had computer/domain admin access.  Once it infected the admins, game over.  It used that access to spread to the rest of the network. We were off the internet for a few days.


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