Defending against the new VPNFilter Botnet

 A newly reported botnet named VPNFilter targets SCADA/ICS environments by monitoring MODBUS SCADA protocols and exfiltrating website credentials. This new botnet has already infected over 500,000 routers and network-attached servers. It also includes a bricking component that can render a single targeted device useless, or even render all infected devices useless simultaneously in a mass-scale attack. For more information: