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WaPo Forced to Correct Its Russian Hacking Story #FakeNews

Kathryn Blackhurst, Inaccurate report claimed breach of U.S. electric grid in Vermont. The Washington Post issued a correction this weekend to a story it published on Friday. The story inaccurately stated that Russian hackers successfully infiltrated the U.S. electric grid at a utility company in Vermont. The Post published its initial story, written by Juliet

DHS: No Evidence Hackers Infected Vermont Power Grid

Eric Geller | Politico, “We currently have no information that indicates that the power grid was penetrated in this cyber incident” Federal authorities see no signs that hackers breached Vermont’s electric grid using suspected Russian malware that infected a power company’s laptop, the Department of Homeland Security said tonight. “While our analysis continues, we currently

Russia-linked malware found on US electric company’s laptop

 Malware code linked to Russian hackers and found on a Vermont electric utility’s computer is further evidence of “predatory” steps taken by that country against the U.S., a Vermont Democratic congressman said Saturday. The Burlington Electric Department confirmed Friday it had found on one of its laptops the malware code used in Grizzly Steppe, the