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Dispatches from the Shift5 Team


Lye Detector: Hacker Caught Poisoning Oldsmar Water Supply
Feb. 11, 2021

Around 8 AM on Friday of last week, a cyberattacker attempted to sabotage a water treatment facility in Oldsmar, FL by instructing the control systems to inject over a hundred times the normal dose of lye. According to city officials, the attacker accessed an instance of TeamViewer, a remote access tool commonly used by industrial operators for troubleshooting and oversight.

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Shift5 and NexLyte Announce Strategic Partnership
Oct. 1, 2020

NexLyte is a system integrator specializing in public and private telecommunications networks with a strong focus on passenger and freight rail. Shift5 is partnering with NexLyte to enhance integrating Shift5 solutions for our rail and public infrastructure customers.

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Shift5 Raises $2.5 Million in Seed Round
Sept. 1, 2019

Shift5, Inc. a cybersecurity company that builds hardware and software products to defend weapon systems, air platforms, and commercial transportation systems raised an additional $2.5 million in venture funding

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