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Hackers targeted U.S. nuclear plants using … fake Microsoft Word résumés

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The FBI and U.S. Department of Homeland security have been helping multiple U.S. energy companies fend off cyberattacks from foreign hackers, according to bombshell reports from the New York Times and Bloomberg on Thursday.

The stories explain how hackers working for a foreign government breached at least a dozen U.S. power plants, raising concerns (yet again) over vulnerabilities in the electrical grid.

Both stories go into tremendous detail about how the attacks were pulled off, but the New York Times story in particular featured a strange little anecdote that stood out in the context of reading about “nuclear plants” and “hacking.” Read more…

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