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European Smart Power Grid Targeted By Cyber Attack

European Smart Power Grid Targeted By Cyber Attack

Arthur Neslen EurActiv.com   A German power utility specialising in renewable energy was hit by a serious cyber attack two weeks ago that lasted five days, knocking its internet communications systems offline, in the first confirmed digital assault against a European grid operator. “It was a DOS (‘Denial Of Service’) …

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Chinese Hackers To Blame For Energy Industry Intrusion

Chinese Hackers To Blame For Energy Industry Intrusion

  KrebsOnSecurity   Chinese Hackers To Blame For Energy Industry Intrusion. A company whose software and services are used to remotely administer and monitor large sections of the energy industry began warning customers last week that it is investigating a sophisticated hacker attack spanning its operations in the United States, …

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Anonymous Targeting Power Grid?

Rosa Prince The Telegraph   The Anonymous hacking group may soon have the ability to launch an attack on global power networks, a US official has warned. The claim was immediately rejected by the loosely-linked group of hackers, who accused the National Security Agency of “fear-mongering” after its director, General Keith …

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