CISA Warns of Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Device Cyberattacks

Health IT Security

Jill McKeon

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Department of Energy issued an advisory about cyberattacks committed via internet-connected uninterruptible power supply (UPS) devices.

CISA has observed threat actors gaining access to UPS devices through unchanged default usernames and passwords.

“UPS devices provide clean and emergency power in a variety of applications when normal input power sources are lost. Loads for UPSs can range from small (e.g., a few servers) to large (e.g., a building) to...

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