Hackers Changed Temperature Settings at Frozen Food Facility in Russia

March 25, 2023

INCIDENT

Hackers hacked into the management of the equipment of the Selyatino agricultural hub in the Moscow region and tried to spoil 40 thousand tons of frozen meat and fish. An unknown user nicknamed ‘Supervisor’ penetrated the refrigeration remote monitoring network. Temperature settings were changed from – 24° C to +30°. The security service of the Selyatino agricultural hub prevented the negative consequences of the hacker attack. "At the moment, the operation of the installations has been restored. The equipment is disconnected from the Internet. The parameters are controlled locally, from a computer that is not connected to the Internet,"

Incident Date

February 26, 2022

Location

Russia

Estimated Cost

System settings changed - no consequences

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source