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Hacking from below: Subcontractors can leave big companies vulnerable

While the largest companies in the energy industry have taken steps to protect themselves from intruders, they've failed to insist on the same vigilance from their subcontractors, said Stephen Coty, director of threat research for Houston-based security firm Alert Logic. Coty said the gaps in...HOUSTON — Hackers are finding ways to steal information from even large energy companies, breaking in through poorly defended subcontractor systems on their way to financial data, fluid formulas and other goodies.While the largest companies in the energy industry have taken steps to protect themselves from intruders, they've failed to insist on the same

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29 Oct
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