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How Hackers Disabled Ukraine Power Grid: Lessons For U.S. And Europe

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Lester Coleman is a veteran business journalist based in the United States. He has covered the payments industry for several years and is available for writing assignments.


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How Hackers Disabled Ukraine Power Grid: Lessons For U.S. And Europe

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When hundreds of Ukrainians in the Ivano-Frankivsk region lost power two weeks ago, government officials blamed Russians with disrupting the utilities’ software and jamming its telephone lines to prevent customers from alerting anyone, Hacked reported. These claims evoked fears of a worst-case scenario coming to life. However, cybersecurity researchers who investigated the power failure have since determined that the attack was not of the level that could undermine a major power grid in 15 minutes, according to Bloomberg. Europe And U.S.: Tougher Targets European and U.S. power grids are more automated and much tougher targets. To attack Manhattan’s power system,…

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Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman is a veteran business journalist based in the United States. He has covered the payments industry for several years and is available for writing assignments.

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