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Scientists tracking iceberg twice size of Atlanta

After breaking from Antarctica, the massive iceberg could drift toward South America and threaten shipping lanes.

By Nov. 14, 2013

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Power utilities claim 'daily' and 'constant' cyberattacks, says report

A report out of Congress outlines the increased hacks on power grid computer systems, noting that one utility faces 10,000 attempted cyberattacks per month.

By May. 21, 2013

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Researcher demos attacks on Siemens industrial control systems

Researcher opens "can of worms" about security weaknesses in systems running critical infrastructure environments, expert says.

By Aug. 3, 2011

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EU calls Stuxnet 'paradigm shift' as U.S. responds more mildly

Critics say U.S. government is failing to provide important information on Stuxnet instead of giving it the special treatment other countries are.

By Oct. 8, 2010

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Should Homeland Security control the electrical grid? Maybe

Researchers at MIT conclude that cybersecurity for the U.S. electrical grid must be controlled by one federal agency--but which one is up for debate.

By Dec. 5, 2011

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Joe Weiss, crusader for critical infrastructure security (Q&A)

As the electrical and other critical infrastructure industries move to the smart grid and Internet technologies, control system expert Joe Weiss is the voice of caution.

By May. 10, 2010

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Open-source Hadoop powers Tennessee smart grid

Open-source data processing software is monitoring and managing massive amounts of data for the Tennessee Valley Authority.

By Nov. 9, 2009

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Conficker infected critical hospital equipment, expert says

Hundreds of PCs and medical devices at hospitals in the U.S. were found to be infected with the Conficker worm recently, a security expert says.

By Apr. 23, 2009

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Will cyberintrusions crash U.S. electrical grid?

Some think it's highly possible, so politicians are calling for tougher security regulations to deal with potential catastrophe that could arise from inadequately protected systems.

By Oct. 17, 2007

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Securing the smart grid

Experts say industry is working to address security issues so smart meters don't become an infrastructure nightmare.

By Apr. 9, 2010