ARD KONTRASTE: Blackout - Hackers attack energy suppliers

On February 28, 2019, rbb (a German broadcasting station) showed two impressive topics in ARD format KONTRASTE, which, among other things, also dealt with the topic of IT security. One of them is:

Blackout – Hackers attack energy suppliers

Opening rbb: “If this takes longer, we will quickly reach our limits. We have heard this from the helpers again and again and then asked the German government how Germany is actually prepared for a major blackout. The answer is short: “There is no national emergency plan.” And they consider even targeted attacks on German utilities to be a real danger. Attacks by hackers. Cosima Gill and Chris Humbs have spent months researching and showing you how easy it is to shut down entire power plants in Germany.”

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