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Actual cyber attacks

[ There are too many cyber attacks to keep track of so I’ve stopped putting them in here.  If you do an internet search on “list of cyber attacks” you’ll get many hits (i.e. the Wiki list, hackmageddon, etc). Not … Continue reading

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Cyber attack methods. Who are the cyber attackers?

This just in: Cyber criminals are planting chips in electric irons and kettles to launch spam attacks.  A Russian TV channel had footage of an iron being opened up to reveal a “spy chip” with a small microphone that could … Continue reading

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Cyber Attacks an unprecedented threat to U.S. National Security

[ This post contains extracts from a 75 page House of representatives session: March 21, 2013 Cyber attacks: An unprecedented threat to U.S. National security Alice Friedemann   www.energyskeptic.com  author of “When Trucks Stop Running: Energy and the Future of Transportation”, … Continue reading

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China is working on cyber attacks of our infrastructure and stealing secrets

Stone, R. March 1, 2013.  A Call to Cyber Arms. Science, Vol. 339 no. 6123 pp. 1026-1027 China’s extensive cyber research activities and allegations over cyber espionage have put the United States on high alert. The U.S. government is ramping … Continue reading

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Military Threats: Peak oil, population, climate change, pandemics, economic crises, cyberattacks, failed states, nuclear war

[ The military is realistic about the challenges the world faces and often presents them with far more clarity than you’ll find from any other government institution. In 2010, the military took a look at some of the world’s toughest … Continue reading

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It’s only a matter of time before Cyber Terrorists launch attacks

Joel Brenner’s “America the Vulnerable: Inside the New Threat Matrix of Digital Espionage, Crime, and Warfare“. A book review by Alice Friedemann Alice Friedemann   www.energyskeptic.com  author of “When Trucks Stop Running: Energy and the Future of Transportation”, 2015, Springer and … Continue reading

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Emergency drill: Cyberattack on electric grid

[ America is so vulnerable to cyber attack or war from China, Russia, Iran, North Korea and other nations that I doubt we will ever attack them. Alice Friedemann   www.energyskeptic.com  author of “When Trucks Stop Running: Energy and the Future … Continue reading

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Energy infrastructure cyberattack targets

An Attack on Energy Infrastructure would affect all other Infrastructure Developments in digital information and telecommunications dramatically increased interdependencies among the Nation’s critical infrastructures. Each depends on others to function successfully. Disruptions in a single infrastructure can generate disturbances within … Continue reading

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What would happen if the electric grid was cyberattacked?

Almost every aspect of American life depends on electricity—from producing goods to saving lives, from defending the country to conducting electronic banking and commerce, from simple communications to feeding our families safely. It could take 1 to 2 years before … Continue reading

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House hearing: protecting small businesses against cyber-attacks 2013

[ Cloud computing is seen as a way to protect small businesses according to the testimony from the staff of these businesses, since the cloud provider has the staff to maintain sophisticated firewalls and keep malware patches up-to-date, back up … Continue reading

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