Could cyberattacks knock out lights in the US? Not so easily

phys.org | 10/11/2017 | Staff
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Hackers likely linked to the North Korean government targeted a U.S. electricity company last month, according to a security firm that says it detected and stopped the attacks.

John Hultquist, director of intelligence analysis for FireEye, said Wednesday that phishing emails were sent to executives on Sept. 22. The attacks didn't threaten critical infrastructure.

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It's the latest example of cyberespionage targeting U.S. energy utilities, though experts say such attacks are...
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