Russian malware detected in US electricity utility – report

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Code found within system of a Vermont electric utility was not used to disrupt operations but represents potentially serious vulnerability

A malware code associated with Russian hackers has reportedly been detected within the system of a Vermont electric utility.

The Russians did not actively use the code to disrupt operations of the utility, US officials told the Washington Post, but penetration of the nation’s electrical grid is significant because it represents a potentially serious vulnerability.

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