DefDog: Inevitable Collapse of “Smart Wireless” Energy Grid

05 Energy, 11 Society, IO Impotency
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How much information will it take for someone to finally wake up?  Or is it really being used to open another cash cow, to rob the public, or to exert additional control over the population??????

Can we expect a cyber attack on the smart grid?

The vulnerability of the energy industry’s new wireless smart grid will inevitably lead to lights out for everyone, according to leading cyber expert David Chalk. In an online interview for an upcoming documentary film entitled ‘Take Back Your Power’, Chalk says the entire power grid will be at risk to being taken down by cyber attack, and if installations continue it’s only a matter of time.

“We’re in a state of crisis,” said Chalk. “The front door is open and there is no lock to be had. There is not a power meter or device on the grid that is protected from hacking – if not already infected – with some sort of trojan horse that can cause the grid to be shut down or completely annihilated.”

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Phi Beta Iota:  External attack is the least of our worries.  The absence of intelligence with integrity at the top of all of the major institutions–academia, civil society, commerce, government, law enforcement, media, military, and non-governmental/non-profit–means that we continue to do things that are unaffordable, unsustainable, and very often total betrayals of the public trust.

See Also:

1994 Sounding the Alarm on Cyber-Security

DefDog: The infamous ‘take down the Internet in 30 minutes’ hearing from 1998 — Tens of Billions Later, NSA and OMB Have Not Done Their Jobs, US Cyber is Wide Open and Unsafe at Any Speed + Meta-RECAP

Graphic: Cyber-Threat 101