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'Cyber event' sparks concerns along western U.S. power grid

May 02, 2019 |
Charlie Mitchell
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The Department of Energy has circulated a brief notice that a “cyber event” affected electric grid operations in the western United States in early March, but offered few details.

“DOE received a report about a denial-of-service condition that occurred at an electric utility on March 5, 2019 related to a known vulnerability that required a previously published software update to mitigate,” DOE said in a statement on Wednesday.

“The incident did not impact generation, the reliability of the grid or...


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