New Report: Sabotaging America’s Power Grid Is Far Easier Than We Were Told

New Report: Sabotaging America's Power Grid Is Far Easier Than We Were Told

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By Daniel Jennings Off The Grid News

Hackers wanting to sabotage the US power grid or other critical infrastructure can do so with a simple Internet search, primarily because some critical systems are outdated and lack even password protection, an NBC News investigation has found.

The shocking findings mean that dams, traffic controls, stadiums and America’s electricity are in far greater peril than previously thought.

The weakness was underscored when it was discovered that Hamid Firoozi, an Iranian hacker working for the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps, was able to gain access to a dam in New York with a legal search engine, the network found. Firoozi has been charged with hacking the Bowman Avenue Dam in New York in 2013.

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