Tags electrical grid

Pentagon put microgrid technology to the test at DEF CON, drawing on hackers' ingenuity

by Suzanne Smalley

The collaboration unfolded at the cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas where more than 1,700 attendees attempted to outsmart DOD technology.

Microsoft ties January Ukraine attack to notorious Sandworm group

by Tonya Riley

Expect to see more attacks, Microsoft says.

Russian hackers thwarted in attempt to take out electrical grid, Ukrainians say

by AJ Vicens

Russian losses near Kyiv and a looming onslaught in eastern Ukraine may be a factor in the attack, a Ukrainian official said.

Hundreds of electric utilities downloaded SolarWinds backdoor, regulator says

by Sean Lyngaas

The electric utilities did not report any significant follow-on activity from the hackers.

Electric equipment vendor Schweitzer joins US testing program to defend grid from hacking threats

by Sean Lyngaas

The program is “especially [important] now with nation-states paying particular interest to the electric sector,” Schweitzer CEO David Whitehead said.

Grid regulator warns utilities of risk of SolarWinds backdoor, asks how exposed they are

by Sean Lyngaas

The hunt for information related to the suspected Russian hacking operation is very much ongoing in the private sector, too.