February 13, 2017 | by Richard Jones & Shawn Fountain
Most readers by now have probably heard about the early January announcement of malware found in a Vermont Utility. To those familiar with the cyberattack induced power outages in the Ukraine in December 2015 that cut power to nearly 230,000 customers for several hours, this was not a surprise. While the Ukraine event is the only publicized power outage from a cyberattack, there have been other successful cyberattacks to SCADA and industrial control systems risking our critical infrastructure that represent a clear warning signal for utility organizations.
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