Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Hacked: US Power Grid.

So I thought it was something that could only happen on the movies. But it turns out that we don't have as good security as I thought.

When me and my friend watched Live Free Die Hard 2 weekends ago we were both concluded that our Power grid isn't well connected enough to get a nation wide hack. However it looks like a firesail could be possible. According to the NY times Russian and Chinese Hackers have gotten in and placed backdoor software into computers that operate our powergrid. Right now the Government isn't releasing any detailed information and we don't know if this was government run attack or a independent. See full story below:

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