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21 March 2009

'Smart Grid' may be vulnerable to hackers

from CNN

The high-tech electricity distribution system being promoted by the Obama administration may be vulnerable to cyber attack, experts say. Hackers, they say, could penetrate the "Smart Grid" -- designed to improve electricity efficiency and reliability -- and cause massive blackouts. Industry representatives say they have no intention of putting an unsafe grid online.

[All first-try systems are unsafe until proven reliable. - Sarge]

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