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Thread: Hackers caused a blackout for the first time, researchers say. WaPo

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    Hackers caused a blackout for the first time, researchers say. WaPo

    "This is the first incident we know of where an attack caused a blackout," said John Hultquist, head of iSIGHT Partner's cyberespionage intelligence practice. "It's always been the scenario we've been worried about for years because it has ramifications across broad sectors."

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...searchers-say/

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    Not "hackers"...the KGB.
    "I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it." - Thomas Jefferson.

    "Better that ten guilty persons escape, than that one innocent suffer" - English jurist William Blackstone.
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