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Hackers Are Targeting the Remote Workers Who Keep Your Lights On

Power lines hang from towers

BLOOMBERG, JULY 29, 2020 Cyberattacks on electric grid have surged 35% during pandemic | Power companies say they’re boosting security against assault By Chris Martin and Gerson Freitas Jr for Bloomberg – In July alone, hackers took over the twitter accounts of U.S. politicians, stole terrabytes of coronavirus research and even infiltrated the U.K.’s Premier League soccer clubs. Can they cut off your electricity, too? They’re trying. With millions …

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CYBERSECURITY: Anonymous Says It’ll ‘Expose’ Minneapolis Police, Hack Website

BLOOMBERG, MAY 31, 2020 Decentralized hacktivists target police violence on Facebook | Two Minneapolis websites displayed signs of being hacked By Kartikay Mehrotra for Bloomberg – The Minneapolis Police Department’s website has shown signs of a hack since late Saturday, days after a video purported to be from the hacktivist group Anonymous promised retribution for the death of George Floyd during …

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Cyber Attack on Asian Ports could cost $110 Billion, Lloyd’s warns

October 30, 2019 by Reuters By Simon Jessop LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) – A cyber attack on Asian ports could cost as much as $110 billion, or half the total global loss from natural catastrophes in 2018, a Lloyd’s of London-backed report said on Wednesday. Cyber insurance is seen as a growth market by insurance providers such as Lloyd’s, which specialises in covering commercial …

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