People are shooting, sabotaging and vandalizing electrical equipment in the U.S. at a pace unseen in at least a decade, amid signs that domestic extremists hope to use blackouts to sow unrest.
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CISA has issued a warning about critical vulnerabilities in Siemens, GE Digital, and Contec industrial control systems. These flaws could allow attackers to gain access to and manipulate the systems.
The Conti ransomware operation has claimed responsibility for a cyberattack on wind turbine giant Nordex, which was forced to shut down IT systems and remote access to the managed turbines earlier this month. Nordex is one of the largest developers and manufacturers of wind turbines globally, with more than 8,500 employees worldwide.
One person died and three were taken to hospital after a carbon dioxide leak at the Ascó nuclear power plant in Catalonia, Spain, on Nov. 24. Emergency services said the incident was not related to radiological activity, but was likely caused by a failure of the plant and fire prevention system.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently held a meeting to discuss the security of the power grid. The traditional power grid has struggled due to increased demand. Evidence of this can be seen in the continued blackouts in California to the extensive outages during the 2021 Texas winter storm.
The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and Canada-based General Fusion have announced an agreement under which General Fusion will build and operate its Fusion Demonstration Plant (FDP) at UKAEA's Culham campus in Oxfordshire.
A large fire at an electrical substation for Puerto Rico’s new electricity supplier, Luma Energy, knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of the island’s residents on Thursday. At the height of the blackout, nearly 800,000 customers were left without power, according to Luma. At midnight, approximately 60,000 customers were still in the dark.
European energy company giant Enel Group suffered a ransomware attack a few days ago that impacted its internal network.
ARPEL (Regional Association of Companies in the Oil, Gas and Bio-fuels Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean) recently signed a memorandum of cooperation with WisePlant Group, with the aim of jointly promoting projects, studies, events and courses related to cybersecurity in critical infrastructures, in the search to make the most of the strengths of each one for the benefit of this issue that every day has more relevance in the oil industry and gas.