Department of Energy

Pierluigi Paganini August 06, 2018
Dept. of Energy announced the Liberty Eclipse exercise to test electrical grid against cyber attacks

DoE announced the Liberty Eclipse exercise to test the electrical grid ‘s ability to recover from a blackout caused by cyberattacks. This is the first time the Department of Energy will test the electrical grid’s ability to recover from a blackout caused by cyberattacks. We have discussed many times the effects of a cyber attack […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 04, 2016
Former DoE worker was hacking to steal nuclear secrets and resell them

A former Department of Energy (DoE) employee, Charles Harvey Eccleston [62], has been charged with trying to steal and sell nuclear secrets to foreign governments. A former employee at the Department of Energy (DoE), Charles Harvey Eccleston [62], has pleaded guilty of cyber espionage. The man attempted to infect al least 80 colleagues at the […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 16, 2013
FBI warns of US government networks violated by Anonymous

The FBI is warning that members of the Anonymous hacking collective have violated networks belonging to multiple government agencies stealing sensitive data The Reuters agency reported that members of the hacktivist group of Anonymous  secretly violated U.S. Government networks in multiple agencies and stolen sensitive information. The FBI warned that the hacking campaign began almost […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 05, 2013
US Department of Energy hit by a sophisticated cyber attack

It seems that suddenly US have discovered to be victim of a serious of cyber espionage campaigns that are targeting every sector from media to military and every time seems that is a must to blame the nightmare China. A report published in 2012 by the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission revealed that “U.S. industry […]