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

Posted on December 21st, 2015.

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...

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Ted Koppel Writes Book About Dangerous Power Grid Hackers

Posted on November 27th, 2015.

Nightline’s Ted Koppel did something pretty interesting lately: sat down and wrote a book about how America is unprepared for the hackers who are going to destroy our power grid. The book is called Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath. It’s currently going for less than $20 and was...