Yesterday it was revealed that one of our power plants was hacked. According to DailyMail.com the computer systems at least one nuclear power plant have been successfully targeted by hackers. Feds are now investigating the attack. It’s still not none which facility was hacked but it was reported by the energy industry website.
– US authorities are investigating a cyber intrusion affecting multiple nuclear power generation sites this year.
Although there was a security breach there was no evidence that the intruder was able to gain access to sensitive or operational systems.
-E&E stated in its report the hack was not picked up by public safety alert systems at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or the International Atomic Energy Agency, which could be a sign the potential risk from the cyber break-in is low.
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