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Power Grid Hacking Attacks in the US and Russia are Bound to Escalate

TheMerkle_Furtim Malware Power GridOur society lives in an era where hacking attacks are almost a part of daily life. It seems even the world’s biggest governments don’t shy away from exploring options in this regard. Power grids in both the US and Russia are being targeted once again. A very worrisome incident, albeit the two attacks are quite different from one another. The US Power Grid Malware Surge It would appear a renowned hacker collective is in the process of targeting different power grids throughout the United States. The report by Dragos claims “Xenotime” has been in the process of triggering operational outages

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