critical infrastructure

Russian Malware in Power Grid

Russian Malware in Power Grid

 

The Washington Post reported that malware associated with the Russian hacking operation Grizzly Steppe was detected at the Vermont utility Burlington Electric. Grizzly Steppe is the name of the recent cyberattack that included stollen emails from the Democratic National Committee, which were later released by WikiLeaks during this year’s presidential campaign. In short, the Russians launched a sophisticated attack targeting government organizations, think tanks, universities, political organizations, corporations, and critical infrastructure entities such as Burlington Electric.

Space Weather: An Existential Threat

Space Weather: An Existential Threat

...it was quite surreal to be in a room full of scientists who understood that the factual conversation they were having in the conference hall would be dismissed as the stuff of conspiracy theories if it were to be heard on the street.