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German intelligence agencies warn of Russian hacking threats to critical infrastructure

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Investigators earlier this year uncovered evidence of the hackers’ “longstanding compromises” at unnamed companies, according to a confidential memo.

European power grid organization says its IT network was hacked

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Multiple European utilities are investigating the incident.

State Department pledges $8 million more in cybersecurity aid to Ukraine

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The U.S. has increased cyber aid to Ukraine after Russia-linked cyberattacks on power grids in 2015 and 2016.

New research shows more utility companies are being targeted by phishing emails

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

As with the previous email lures, the hackers posed as a utility-sector certification organization.

A potentially state-sponsored hacking campaign tried to phish U.S. utilities in July, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The phishing emails purported to be from an organization that certifies engineers.

Power struggle: Government-funded researchers investigate vulnerabilities in EV charging stations

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

One of the nation's top cybersecurity labs is hacking charging stations to see what happens to power flow on a local grid.