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Blowing a generator remotely

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Date: Sep 27, 2007 - 11:01 AM
A staged cyber-attack in which power infrastructure was remotely killed: something to worry about?

In a previously classified video of the test CNN obtained, the generator shakes and smokes, and then stops.

DHS acknowledged the experiment involved controlled hacking into a replica of a power plant's control system. Sources familiar with the test said researchers changed the operating cycle of the generator, sending it out of control.

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