Hackers breached US electric utilities: analysts

August 2, 2018

Via: The Hill

Security analysts have discovered a new hacking group that has been successful in breaching networks of electric utilities in the United States.

The new research from cybersecurity firm Dragos is yet more evidence that hacking groups are looking for ways to penetrate networks of critical infrastructure – potentially with the intention to stage disruptive or destructive attacks.

The hacking group has been penetrating targets in the United States, as well as the Middle East, Europe and East Asia for at least a year, according to Dragos.

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