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Animals return to Chernobyl, thrive without humans

The former nuclear power plant, deemed too radioactive for human habitation, is now teeming with a healthy animal population, a long-term study finds.

By October 8, 2015


Scientists tracking iceberg twice size of Atlanta

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

By November 14, 2013


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


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 December 5, 2011


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 August 3, 2011


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 October 8, 2010


Details of the first-ever control system malware (FAQ)

Here is information about a new Windows worm that is targeting control systems around the world.

By July 21, 2010


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


Securing the smart grid

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

By April 9, 2010


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 November 9, 2009