Category Archives: Energy

Hackers Penetrate Multiple Nuclear Power Plants and Water Treatment Facilities

thezootsewt/ March 16, 2018/ Cyber Defense, Energy/ 0 comments

The New York Times is reporting on a series of Cyber Attacks that have occurred over the past three years, which targeted critical energy and water infrastructure in the United States.  The reports through the department of homeland security (DHS) issued Alert (TA18-074A). How far did the hackers get?  According to the Alert, the intruders had compromised the systems to

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Nuclear Power Under Cyber Attack – Power Plant and Lab Hacked

thezootsewt/ October 16, 2016/ Cyber Defense, Energy, Latest News, Public Works and Infrastructure/ 0 comments

In two separate incidents, a nuclear power plant and a nuclear lab were targeted for cyber attacks.  Director Yukiya Amano from the IAEA disclosed that a nuclear power generation facility came under cyber attack within the last few years.  He declined to state which specific nuclear facility was involved.  Mr. Amano advised that “This issue of cyber attacks on nuclear-related

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