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US says Russia hacks energy grid, critical infrastructure

Washington • The Trump administration accused Russia on Thursday of a concerted operation to hack the U.S. energy grid and other critical infrastructure including aviation, and separately imposed sanctions on a raft of Russian officials for alleged high-tech interference in the 2016 American presidential election. 910 more words

Digital MOSQUITO can bite your precious data

A recently discovered hacking technique allows adversaries to extract precious data from your computers even if it the devices are physically disconnected from any network, including the Internet. 1,221 more words

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Now Cryptojacking Threatens Critical Infrastructure, Too

The rise of cryptojacking–which co-opts your PC or mobile device to illicitly mine cryptocurrency when you inspect an infected site–has fueled mining’s increasing petition… 1,263 more words

New sabotage laws for cyber attacks on Australia's critical infrastructure | SMH

Foreign-backed saboteurs who plant sleeper bugs in critical infrastructure that could be mobilised to wreak havoc will face up to 15 years’ jail.

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Atlanta airport says power back after major flight delays -- What does this say about U.S. infrastructure and terrorism?


© TWITTER/AFP | This picture obtained on the Twitter account of Mike Vizdos and taken on December 17, 2017 shows passengers waiting in the terminal of the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta, Georgia… 1,283 more words

Cyber security threat: Is Australia's power grid safe from hackers? | SMH

Cyber attacks have labelled the number one threat to power and utility companies worldwide, a new EY report has found.

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NGA Center Selects South Dakota For Workshop On Electrical Grid Protection

November 9, 2017

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota is one of five states selected  to participate in a nationwide effort designed to protect electrical grids and other critical infrastructure from cyber and physical attacks. 256 more words

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