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Who turned the lights out?

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When the Bee Gees sang that ‘the lights all went out in Massachusetts’, they probably weren’t referring to a cyber attack on the US power grid. Fifty years later, if the predictions of security firm Symantec are correct, this may soon become a regular occurrence. Hackers have recently succeeded in… Read more »

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2013 attack on New York dam was the work of Iranian hackers says report

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A recent report has revealed that Iranian hackers were behind the 2013 attack on a dam near New York. The BBC reports that although it did no damage, it revealed a lot about how the flood control system worked and other significant information. Bowman Avenue dam in Rye, New York,… Read more »

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