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Study: U.S. Power Grid Is Vulnerable to State-Sponsored Hackers

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.


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Study: U.S. Power Grid Is Vulnerable to State-Sponsored Hackers

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All networks, equipment, and computers can be hacked. A smart coffee maker can be hacked. So too, can a power station that figures in the grid of an entire country. Are such threats overstated? Or, is there a genuine reason to be concerned? Here’s the good news first. Malicious attackers haven’t pulled the plug to switch off the power from their remote locations. The bad news? It may be entirely possible that a group of ill-intending hackers may have gained the necessary blueprints and knowledge to do just that, after an investigation by the Associated Press revealed that cyber-attackers have…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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