gwengoat | Getty Images reader comments 94 with 43 posters participating Share this story The Ukrainian government on Monday warned that the Kremlin is planning to carry out “massive cyberattacks” targeting power grids and other critical infrastructure in Ukraine and in the territories of its allies. “By the cyberattacks, the enemy will try to increase ..
picture alliance via Getty reader comments 213 with 74 posters participating Share this story The United States gets about 40 percent of its electricity from carbon-free sources, including renewables and nuclear, and researchers have a pretty good idea of how to cost-effectively get to about 90 percent. But that last 10 percent? It gets expensive, ..
Enlarge / Modern single story house with solar panels and wall battery for energy storage. reader comments 169 with 101 posters participating Share this story In 2020, the average United States resident experienced a little more than eight hours of electricity blackouts, according to stats from the Energy Information Administration. The report noted that this ..
reader comments 89 with 42 posters participating Share this story Last month, California finalized a rule that will ban the sale of new gas-powered cars, starting in 2035. Obviously, that’ll accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles and encourage other states to do the same. (Oregon has already followed California’s lead.) But less obviously, spurning carbon-spewing ..
cravetiger | Getty Images reader comments 32 with 30 posters participating Share this story Malware designed to target industrial control systems like power grids, factories, water utilities, and oil refineries represents a rare species of digital badness. So when the United States government warns of a piece of code built to target not just one ..
Enlarge / High-voltage electricity towers and power lines at a substation in Central California. Getty Images | Sundry Photography reader comments 40 with 28 posters participating Share this story Three men yesterday pleaded guilty to conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists for their roles in a white supremacist plot to attack US power grids. ..
Aurich Lawson / Getty Images reader comments 101 with 76 posters participating Share this story Texas is now entering its third day of widespread power outages and, although supplies of electricity are improving, they remain well short of demand. For now, the state’s power authority suggests that, rather than restoring power, grid operators will try ..
Enlarge / DUNKIRK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES – 10/09/2016: A NRG-owned coal-fired energy facility that plans to convert to a natural gas facility. reader comments 82 with 60 posters participating Share this story Today, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia vacated the Trump administration’s attempt to take a minimalist approach to ..
Enlarge / Zapadnaya in the Moscow region. reader comments 69 with 46 posters participating Share this story The Kremlin on Monday warned that reported US digital incursions into Russia’s electric power grid could trigger a “cyberwar” between the two countries. The warning came two days after The New York Times reported that the US Cyber ..
reader comments 33 Share this story Yesterday, Siemens issued an update to a year-old product vulnerability warning for its SIMATIC S7-300 and S7-400 families of programmable logic controllers (PLCs)—industrial control systems used to remotely monitor and operate manufacturing equipment. The alert, originally issued in December of 2016, was updated on Wednesday to include another version of ..