Tags electrical grid

Hundreds of electric utilities downloaded SolarWinds backdoor, regulator says

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

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 • 7 months ago

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 • 10 months ago

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

How the US military used a creepy island to test cyberattacks on the grid — in the middle of a pandemic

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

The annual exercise off Long Island didn't go as planned in 2020.

SolarWinds breach has industrial firms checking their networks for vulnerabilities

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

The Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council, a U.S. utility industry group, held a briefing on the SolarWinds compromise on Monday.

Researchers uncover vulnerabilities in devices used at industrial facilities

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Trend Micro spent multiple months trying to help get patches issued for the devices, with mixed success.