Attack taxonomies for the Modbus protocols

  title={Attack taxonomies for the Modbus protocols},
  author={Peter Huitsing and Rodrigo Chandia and Mauricio Papa and Sujeet Shenoi},
The Modbus protocol and its variants are widely used in industrial control applications, especially for pipeline operations in the oil and gas sector. This paper describes the principal attacks on the Modbus Serial and Modbus TCP protocols and presents the corresponding attack taxonomies. The attacks are summarized according to their threat categories, targets and impact on control system assets. The attack taxonomies facilitate formal risk analysis efforts by clarifying the nature and scope of… CONTINUE READING
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