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US Power Grid Hacked: Report Claims Attackers Compromised Energy Companies

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 6, 2017 in Industry News

Hackers have targeted and successfully penetrated the operational networks of a number of energy companies in the United States and Europe, putting core aspects of power grids at risk, security researchers warn. Security firm Symantec reported the intrusions, which the researchers attributed to a state-sponsored hacked...

Hackers Hit Dozens of Countries With a Stolen N.S.A. Tool

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: May 12, 2017 in Industry News

LONDON — Hackers using a tool stolen from the United States government conducted extensive cyberattacks on Friday that hit dozens of countries around the world, severely disrupting Britain’s public health system and wreaking havoc on computers elsewhere, including Russia. Hospitals in Britain appeared to be the...