Skip to content

Russians Who Pose Election Threat Have Hacked Nuclear Plants and Power Grid via the New York Times

By Nicholas Perlroth

Cybersecurity officials watched with growing alarm in September as Russian state hackers started prowling around dozens of American state and local government computer systems just two months before the election.

The act itself did not worry them so much — officials anticipated that the Russians who interfered in the 2016 election would be back — but the actor did. The group, known to researchers as “Dragonfly” or “Energetic Bear” for its hackings of the energy sector, was not involved in 2016 election hacking. But it has in the past five years breached the power grid, water treatment facilities and even nuclear power plants, including one in Kansas.


Read more.

Posted in *English.

Tagged with , .

3 Responses

Stay in touch with the conversation, subscribe to the RSS feed for comments on this post.

  1. vidly says

    Vidly is an Emerging Streaming Platform Providing Movies and TV content Globally. The service is available to users across all Internet Devices.

  2. dark web links says

    If you’ve ever wondered about what if my son is on the dark web, then this article will teach you what to do and what not to do. The question on many a mind these days is what if my son is on the dark web links? Well the short answer to the question is that the fact remains, that your social security number, like any other confidential document or information, is vulnerable to being used for illegal purposes online. In this day in age more people have their information available on the internet, and there are many instances of people using your personal information to obtain services they wouldn’t be able to afford if they didn’t have the number.

  3. Commercial Moving Rockville MD says

    Thanks for posting this info. I just want to let you know that I just check out your site and I find it very interesting and informative. I can’t wait to read lots of your posts.

Some HTML is OK

or, reply to this post via trackback.