Inadequate cyber-security for US power grid

News Article

16 November 2011


US energy consultancy Pike Research revealed vulnerabilities in the cyber security of the North American power grid stating it is "in a state of near chaos." According to the report a $60 smart phone application is capable of bypassing security measures and allow direct communications between the phone and some control systems (ICS) that regulate breakers, relays, feeders and the flow of electricity.


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