May 6, 2024 1 min read

During an intense winter, a cyber-attack orchestrated by hacktivists led to the shutdown of the US power grid, causing widespread panic. This attack left millions of homes and businesses without electricity, disrupted communications, and incapacitated various sectors including banking, healthcare, and air travel. Nation-E, a cybersecurity solutions provider, has highlighted the growing complexity and interconnectedness of critical infrastructure, which makes such systems highly vulnerable to cyber-attacks. This specific incident underscores the importance of bolstering security measures across the energy sector to prevent future threats. Furthermore, it exemplifies the catastrophic potential of cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure, affecting not only the immediate functionality of these systems but also having broader socio-economic implications.


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"linkid": "nation-e",
"type": "Vulnerability",
"date": "03/2023",
"severity": "100",
"impact": "6",
"explanation": "Attack threatening the economy of geographical region"

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