By Mac Slavo
The American power grid has been hacked. It also appears that these hackers may take down the entire grid “at will” and induce blackouts when and where they choose.
For an unknown reason, however, the hackers restrained themselves from taking down the power like they did in Ukraine recently. They simply hacked their way into the system, although speculation is that they just wanted to look around…for now.
You could have seen this one coming a mile away. The narrative is taking shape, folks. The boogie men are being put into place… and when the time is right, “The Powers That Shouldn’t Be”, will send the signal to their henchmen to set off the next crisis, stoking fear in everyone’s hearts. Out of chaos, order! –The Daily Sheeple
A report by internet security experts, Symantec, says that a hacking group called Dragonfly 2.0 has gained access to 20 power company networks.
The targets were in the United States, Turkey, and Switzerland. According to Symantec, the hackers did gain access to the interface they would need to control the power equipment, with which they could cause a widespread blackout.
According to one expert, they were just in there looking around. John Hultquist, a researcher for FireEye security, said of another such intrusion, “In our experience groups that have solely targeted energy like this have been carrying out reconnaissance for attack.” –Organic Prepper
Yet Fortune claims that we should not “freak out” because these hackers got into the power grid. Fortune went on to say that the American power grid is complex and a take down would be difficult. (Yeah. So complex hackers can’t get in…oh, wait…) But mainly they simply state without Click to see the original article