Friday, April 11, 2008

Power Grid hacked in no time

Researchers who launched an experimental cyber attack caused a generator to self-destruct, alarming the federal government and electrical industry about what might happen if such an attack were carried out on a larger scale.

Some experts fear bigger, coordinated attacks could cause widespread damage to electric infrastructure that could take months to fix. In a previously classified video of the test, the generator shakes and smokes, and then stops.
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