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Cyber attack bigger threat than Sandy

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November 1, 2012
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“As electric companies continue to restore power from Hurricane Sandy, a potentially more devastating threat is looming — from cyber criminals who may try to get control of the power grid.

Cyber criminals and nations are increasingly using the Internet, as well as traditional spying techniques, to infiltrate the computer networks of power companies and the larger electrical grid that distributes power between states.

Failing to address these cyber attacks could lead to ‘cyber Pearl Harbor,’ U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said last month.”

Source:Investigator: Cyber attack bigger threat than Sandy | wkyc.com