Tags Ukraine power outage

U.S. agrees to help Baltic states bolster grid cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The agreement comes as the ex-Soviet countries look to disentangle themselves from Russian electric infrastructure.

Hoarding threat information 'not a competitive advantage,' DHS official tells corporate leaders

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

Bradford Willke cited the December 2015 blackout in Ukraine, caused by hackers linked with Russia, as a cautionary tale in information-hoarding.

Meet GreyEnergy, the newest hacking group hitting Ukraine’s power grid

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Cybersecurity researchers at ESET have identified a spinoff to the infamous Russian hacking group.

State Department to double cyberdefense aid to Ukraine

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The State Department will double the aid to $10 million.

Regulators tightening controls on devices connecting to utility company networks

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

U.S. regulators are cracking down on the cybersecurity risks to the electric grid posed by everyday electronics like laptops and flash drives.

Amid a blackout in Ukraine, hackers hit political and financial targets, analysts say

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

As a mysterious power outage hit neighborhoods just north of Kiev last week in what is believed to be a sophisticated cyberattack, hackers were also simultaneously breaking into Ukrainian political organizations and financial institutions, John Hultquist, iSight's director of espionage analysis, told CyberScoop based on digital forensic evidence. The hackers were using unique tools previously linked to a pro-Russian group dubbed “Sandworm,” capable of quickly deleting mass quantities of data.

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