People Are Recklessly Speculating That the Massachusetts Gas Explosions Were a Stuxnet-Related Hack
There's no evidence that the Massachusetts gas explosions are caused by hackers, but that hasn't stopped people from baseless speculations.
Hackers Could Cause Havoc By Pwning Internet-Connected Irrigation Systems
Researchers at a university in Israel have found ways to turn smart irrigation systems into a botnet that could theoretically drain some of a city’s water reserves. But don’t panic.
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A New Type of Malware Can Lock Power Plant Computers For Ransom
For now, it’s just a lab experiment, but the researchers behind the first industrial control system ransomware believe it’s just a matter of time before criminals take note.
The Ukrainian Power Grid Was Hacked Again
Experts say the country appears to be a “testbed” for cyber attacks that could be used around the world.
Power Plants Are Hackable Because Employees Are Still Using Pagers
Many use the vintage gadget to send and receive unencrypted messages, leaving huge systems vulnerable to infiltration and attack.
How Cyberattacks on Critical Infrastructure Could Cause Real-Life Disasters
Should we really be worried about a “Cyber Pearl Harbor”?
How Drones Could Help Hackers Shut Down Power Plants
In the future, cyberattacks on power plants might be done with malware and flying hacker drones.
Here’s DARPA’s Proposed Plan to Recover from a Massive Power Grid Hack
Now, they just need the technology.