The Hackable Grid…

In the past week, there’s been a good deal of publicity about security holes in the Smart Grid, making it a potential hacker’s playground, as well as an entry point into enterprise networks. Here’s more fuel for the fire: A year ago, the CIA claimed that hackers had invaded the networks of power utilities outside the U.S., causing power outages in several cities, and issuing extortion demands.

.::Read the rest -> GreenComputing::.

Make sure you read that post, for, it is bananas.

And now, an unrelated quote:

First, it is slightly cheaper; and secondly it has the words Don’t Panic inscribed in large friendly letters on its cover.

I hope that made you feel better after reading that post.

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Posted: April 8th, 2009
at 9:39am by Black Ock


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