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Hackers Have Been Targeting US Nuclear And Power Plants, And Russia Is Reportedly Suspected

“Hackers believed to be working for a foreign government have recently penetrated the computer networks of power plants across the US, including a nuclear facility in Kansas, according to reports published Thursday. Security specialists have been responding to attacks at various nuclear power and energy facilities since May, according to an urgent joint report issued … Read more

Officials: Hackers breach election systems in Illinois, Arizona

“Hackers have breached databases for election systems in Illinois and Arizona, according to state election and law enforcement officials. In Illinois, hackers accessed a database for the Illinois Board of Elections, compromising up to 200,000 personal voter records according to Ken Menzel, General Counsel for the board. The FBI is investigating the hack, which initially … Read more

FBI says foreign hackers penetrated state election systems

“The FBI has uncovered evidence that foreign hackers penetrated two state election databases in recent weeks, prompting the bureau to warn election officials across the country to take new steps to enhance the security of their computer systems, according to federal and state law enforcement officials. The FBI warning, contained in a “flash” alert from … Read more