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Microsoft ties January Ukraine attack to notorious Sandworm group

by Tonya Riley • 4 weeks ago

Expect to see more attacks, Microsoft says.

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

by AJ Vicens • 1 month ago

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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year ago

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