Tag: Power Grid

Power Grid Hacking Attacks in the US and Russia are Bound to Escalate

Our society lives in an era where hacking attacks are almost a part of daily life. It seems even the world’s biggest governments don’t shy away from exploring options in this regard. Power grids in both the US and Russia are being targeted once again. A very worrisome incident, albeit the two attacks are quite different from one another. The US Power Grid Malware Surge It would appear a renowned …
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Washington’s Chelan County Officials Crack Down on Unauthorized Bitcoin Mining Operations

Cryptocurrency mining has attracted a lot of attention over the years. For a lot of people, it is still a profitable business venture, even though one has to have access to cheap electricity first and foremost. Officials in Washington’s Chelan County are cracking down on unauthorized Bitcoin mining activity in the area. Unauthorized Bitcoin Mining is a Problem It is safe to say people are looking for different ways to make money with …
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DOE Exploring Development of Blockchain-Based Energy Grid

At this time, numerous institutions and businesses are actively exploring the potential of blockchain networks, with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), being the latest to join the blockchain race. Announcement made to Senate Commission According to recent reports, the national laboratory has begun actively exploring the potential of blockchain applications, especially in connection to managing next-generation power grids in the country. The announcement …
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Cyber Attack on Solar Panels Could Disrupt Half of Germany’s Power Grid

Most people would not consider cyber attacks on solar panels to be capable of causing much damage. Researchers, however, have shown that such threats should not be taken lightly. There are multiple vulnerabilities found in products manufactured by the leading providers of photovoltaics. A serious cyber attack against solar panels could shut down an entire nation’s power grid. Hacking Solar Panels Could Be a Thing Given the current popularity of solar panels, it is only …
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