New strain of malware can take power stations offline

Crash Override disabled part of the electrical grid in Ukraine last year, and many more power stations could be susceptible, according to security experts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/13/new-strain-malware-can-take-power-stations-offline.html

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Space invasion: Solar storms pose critical threat to internet, US infrastructure

Sun plasma
A new report on vulnerabilities in the US power grid sheds stark light on our ability to deal with certain kinds of threats. A coronal mass ejection of an equivalent magnitude to the one that hit the Earth in 1859 would cripple our infrastructure today, with some areas losing power for up to two years.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/161301-space-invasion-solar-storms-pose-critical-threat-to-us-infrastructure

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Grid Connect, iHome & iDevices debut new Apple HomeKit accessories

Article Image A trio of companies — Grid Connect, iHome, and iDevices — announced new HomeKit accessories on Tuesday, including power outlets, switches, and climate and water sensors.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4ca9a955/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A10C0A50Cgrid0Econnect0Eihome0Eidevices0Edebut0Enew0Eapple0Ehomekit0Eaccessories/story01.htm

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