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Trojan Horse in the News: Electric Grid Systems Hacked

September 30, 2012 | post a comment | Mark Russinovich

In an eerie parallel to the opening chapter of Trojan Horse, last week Telvent Canada, a supplier of computer systems and software to electric companies in Canada and the US, announced that it had been hacked. Preliminary indications based on analysis by Dell suggest that the hackers are Chinese, operating in a group called the “Comment Group”. Read more here:

http://news.techeye.net/security/chinese-hackers-have-control-of-us-power-grid

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