Hackers and the US Power grid

Chip Fetrow tacos at fetrow.org
Fri Nov 9 22:42:29 CST 2012

On Nov 8, 2012, at 11:50 AM, tacos-request at amrad.org wrote:

> Message: 1
> Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2012 22:09:09 -0500
> From: Andre Kesteloot <andre.kesteloot at verizon.net>
> To: Tacos <tacos at amrad.org>
> Subject: Hackers and the US Power grid
> The National Security Agency says computer hackers are ramping up
> efforts to take down the U.S. power grid, with a 17-fold increase on
> attacks to the nation's critical infrastructure in the last two years.
> "They're growing from disruptive to destructive and our country has  
> the
> bulk of this network," Gen. Keith Alexander, the NSA chief, told the
> Aspen Security Forum in August. "We're the most vulnerable and we need
> to do something about it." [Read more: Meyer/WKYC
> <http://www.wkyc.com/news/article/267320/45/Investigator-Cyber-attack-bigger-threat-than-Sandy 
> >/31October2012]

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