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6/10/2016
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Biggest Attacks Of 2016 (So Far)

An attack against a Ukraine power grid and major upticks in ransomware dominate the headlines in this Dark Reading mid-year report.
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Ukraine Attack 

While the attack itself occurred in December, a major attack against the Ukraine power grid was the talk of Q1, as forensics examiners dug into how a denial of service attack was able to black out Western Ukraine. Security experts say that the attack came after six months of reconnaissance after breaking into the utility's network via a phishing attack.

From Dark Reading: Lessons From The Ukraine Electric Grid Attack 

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Ukraine Attack

While the attack itself occurred in December, a major attack against the Ukraine power grid was the talk of Q1, as forensics examiners dug into how a denial of service attack was able to black out Western Ukraine. Security experts say that the attack came after six months of reconnaissance after breaking into the utility's network via a phishing attack.

From Dark Reading: Lessons From The Ukraine Electric Grid Attack

Image Source: Adobe Stock

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