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US standards body issues warning to energy suppliers over cyber attacks

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August 8, 2011
Cyber Security, FedCyber Wire
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via ComputerWeekly.com

A US energy industry standards body has warned suppliers to improve their defences against cyber attacks.

The warning by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) coincides with reports by IT security researchers of several vulnerabilities that could be used by hackers to sabotage power plants, oil refineries or manufacturing operations.

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