July 7, 2014

Growing Concerns Over Russian Hackers Targeting US Critical Infrastructure

The only logical reasons behind targeting the energy sector, according to Adam Kujawa, head of Malware Intelligence at anti-malware company Malwarebytes, are to keep an eye on developments made to the energy grid in order to “identify if the economy and ability of the country has risen to a dangerous level” or to gain control of the energy grid in the event of a physical attack where the ability to control the power supply would give the attackers an advantage over their adversaries.

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