Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Ukraine utility cyber attack wider than reported - experts - Jerusalem Post

A central European security software firm said on Monday that a cyber attack last month in Ukraine was broader than initially reported last week when the nation's secret police blamed a power outage on Russia.

Western Ukraine power company Prykarpattyaoblenergo reported an outage on Dec. 23, saying the area affected included regional capital Ivano-Frankivsk. Ukraine's SBU state security service responded by blaming Russia and the energy ministry in Kiev set up a commission to investigate the matter....
http://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Ukraine-utility-cyber-attack-wider-than-reported-experts-439402
bth: So we have Ukrainian nationalists blowing up power lines to the Crimea and then we have Russian cyber attacks shutting down electrical grids in the Ukraine.  A general idea of things to come in cyber warfare.