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Ukrainian Power Grid Hacked, Lessons Learned

January 7th, 2016 / By

As reported in DataBreachToday and elsewhere in recent days, hackers gained remote access to power production systems in western Ukraine, taking multiple electrical substations offline late last month. The Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine (CERT-UA) confirmed that the December 23 blackout, which lasted three hours and darkened about 1.4 million homes, resulted from the BlackEnergy espionage Trojan and KillDisk wiper malware.


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