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Hacking Industrial Systems: Motives, Targets, Methods & Consequences

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Which of the following examples would be a potential motive for a hacktivist to launch an attack against an industrial system?

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1. Which of the following attack methods involves an attacker sending targeted emails which contain specialized malware to high-level individuals?

2. Which of the following is a reason SCADA systems are generally a common target when launching a cyber attack against an industrial system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Motives for hacking an industrial system, the target chosen and methods used, vary depending on what the hacker hopes to gain from the attack. This quiz and worksheet set will help you assess your knowledge of industrial system hacking. You will be quizzed on a motive, targets, methods and a consequence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following topics:

  • Motive for an attack against an industrial system
  • Method involving targeted emails
  • Reason that SCADA systems are a common target
  • Consequences caused by a cyber attack
  • Methods for an attack against an industrial system

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking- apply relevant concepts to examine information about the potential consequences for both the hacker and the target of industrial hacking
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding SCADA systems being attacked and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about hacking industrial systems

Additional Learning

To learn more about the hacking of industrial systems, review the accompanying lesson called Hacking Industrial Systems: Motives, Targets, Methods & Consequences. This lesson addresses the following:

  • Common targets of industrial hacking
  • Gains to be realized with a successful attack
  • Common methods of attack
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