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UK Energy Sector Targeted by Hackers, Says UK Cybersecurity Authority

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Jul
2017
UK Energy Sector Targeted by Hackers, Says UK Cybersecurity Authority

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Hackers are believed to target the UK’s energy sector and some industrial control systems have likely been compromised, according to a recent report from UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, part of UK’s intelligence agency GCHQ.

Because the activity was reported in other sectors, such as public water and other engineering-based areas, this was seen as part of a wide-spread attack. With some of these companies being part of UKs supply chain for critical infrastructure, the report says attackers may have access to other critical systems as well.

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