Category: POWER GRID

AT&T outage hits customers across the Midwest -USA TODAY

SAN FRANCISCO — AT&T customers across the Midwest reported outages Friday night, with the problem appearing to be centered in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Minnesota as well as the Philadelphia region.The outage appears to have begun around 7:00 p.m. ET based on when tweets about the problem began. Source: AT&T outage hits customers across the […]

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‘Solar Winds’ Spur Geomagnetic Storm That May Affect Power – Bloomberg

Charged particles flowing from the sun have touched off a strong geomagnetic storm across the Earth that can disrupt power grids, satellites and radio navigation systems.Geomagnetic conditions increased early Tuesday before weakening by midday, according to the U.S. Space Weather Prediction Center. The event led the PJM Interconnection LLC, operator of the biggest U.S. power grid, […]

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Twitter, Spotify and Reddit are among major sites taken OFFLINE in massive shock cyber attack | Daily Mail Online

A massive co-ordinated series of cyber attacks has forced hundreds of major websites from Amazon to Twitter offline across the globe – and WikiLeaks believes its supporters were responsible. Source: Twitter, Spotify and Reddit are among major sites taken OFFLINE in massive shock cyber attack | Daily Mail Online

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FBI Warns of Cyber Threat to Electric Grid – Bill Gertz

Three months after a Department of Homeland Security intelligence report downplayed the threat of a cyber attack against the U.S. electrical grid, DHS and the FBI began a nationwide program warning of the dangers faced by U.S. utilities from damaging cyber attacks like the recent hacking against Ukraine’s power grid.The nationwide campaign by DHS and […]

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Lightning storms knock out power to entire Australian state – 1.7 million people | Reuters

Source: Lightning storms knock out power to entire Australian state | Reuters

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