Chinese Hackers Blamed for Intrusion at Energy Industry Giant Telvent

    Date26 Sep 2012
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    1985
    Posted ByDave Wreski
    A company whose software and services are used to remotely administer and monitor large sections of the energy industry began warning customers last week that it is investigating a sophisticated hacker attack spanning its operations in the United States, Canada and Spain. Experts say digital fingerprints left behind by attackers point to a Chinese hacking group tied to repeated cyber-espionage campaigns against key Western interests. The attack comes as U.S. policymakers remain gridlocked over legislation designed to beef up the cybersecurity posture of energy companies and other industries that maintain some of the world
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