Hackers Can Now Disrupt U.S. Electrical Grid

Computer security firm Symantec now reports the hacker group known as Dragonfly is trying to gain control of U.S. electrical companies’ power grids.

 

 

Computer security firm Symantec revealed late last week that a hacker group known as Dragonfly 2.0 has successfully infiltrated the control systems of U.S. electrical companies. Continue reading

SCADA hackers reveal endemic ICS vulnerabilities in European rail

Rail networks aren’t the only thing that can be hacked into via SCADA vulnerabilities. Medicine and medication dosages can be altered, contaminate water systems, overflow sewage systems, and the food industry can produce contaminated or poisonous food. These are only but a few of the real risks and dangers America faces — and will likely come under attack from.

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UPDATE 3: U.S. probes cyber attack on water system

 

Serious flaws in rail networks are opening trains to stealing and derailment according to a group of Russian industrial control specialist hackers known as Scada Strangelove. Continue reading