Watch hackers break into the US power grid

Posted By on May 19, 2016

In Watch hackers break into the US power grid we see a test, run by a power company in the Midwest, where they hired a group of white hat hackers known as RedTeam Security to test its defenses.

Tech Insider followed them around for 3 days, as they attempted to break into buildings and hack into its network, with the goal of gaining full access. And it was all much easier than you might think. Based on these experiences, it would seem that power companies need to step up their game in the fight against cyber attackers or it could be catastrophic for the U.S.

Incredible video that show meticulous analysis of all kinds of weakness. The biggest weakness? Human connection and compassion,

At this point I’d like to point you towards the ‘Hacker’s Manifesto’, also known as ‘The Conscience of a Hacker’, on Phrack from 1986 by The Mentor.

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