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

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months 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 • 7 months 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 • 1 year ago

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

Electric utilities use red-teaming, AI to prepare for advanced threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The U.S. electric industry has responded to a steady stream of cyberthreats to the power grid with more rigorous red-teaming and by using artificial intelligence, utility executives said.

Trump advisers: key industries need separate systems in wake of cataclysmic event

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

Special communications networks for the most critical industries would guard against a major cyberattack, an advisory panel said.

Senator calls for review of energy infrastructure cybersecurity policy

by Ryan Johnston • 3 years ago

Democrat Maria Cantwell introduced two letters in a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee requesting review of the nation's energy infrastructure cybersecurity.

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