Researchers uncover Russia-linked malware that could immobilize electric grids

Microsoft says attackers are hacking energy grids by exploiting decades-old software

Security researchers have discovered new industrial control system malware, dubbed “CosmicEnergy,” which they say could be used to disrupt critical infrastructure systems and electric grids. The malware was uncovered by researchers at Mandiant, who have likened CosmicEnergy’s capabilities to the destructive Industroyer malware that the Russian state-backed “Sandworm” hacking group used to cut power in […]

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