Category Archives: Infrastructure Attacks

Oil Choke Points vulnerable to war, chaos, terrorism, piracy

Preface. The U.S., thanks to fracking, which is likely to peak by 2025, produces half of the 20 million barrels of oil it uses per day. The other half of our oil is imported, with 45% of imports (4.5 million … Continue reading

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Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) and other ways to bring down the electric grid

Preface.  At some point of energy decline the electric grid will fail, and civilization will take a giant step downward (financial systems gone, knowledge stored gone, computers / phones inoperable) and so on. “Reliance on this most flexible and most … 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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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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