Electricity Industry looking for cyberthreats

The electric power utility industry is planning to start looking for cyberthreats against the power grid, and especially components that would wind up being the cornerstone of the Smart Grid project. According to the article, officials at the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) are planning to start a pilot investigation of cybersecurity risks to […]

AREVA bug puts power systems at risk

Critical power infrastructure is once again under threat of attack due to vulnerabilities discovered in a popular brand of SCADA equipment that is used to monitor and control power distribution. According to a string of CVE [1] notices cited in a February 2009 notice circulated by US-CERT, multiple vulnerabilities were found in the e-Terra Habitat […]