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Hackers are targeting critical infrastructure

power-outageJust one month after the Ukrainian power network was the victim of a cyber attack, hackers did it again last week. This time they were able to penetrate the national electricity network of Israel. Minister of energy Steinitz announced this news himself, when the attack was still in full force. Contrary to in Ukraine, where the virus was detected and eliminated in time. Although the damage in the last attack was fairly limited, these two recent events demonstrate how hackers are more and more aiming at infrastructural targets. Continue reading