Russian hackers might have access to US electric utilities and could use them to cause blackouts across the country, according to new warnings. The group – who worked for a Russian state-sponsored group known as Dragonfly or Energetic Bear – gained access to networks last year and the campaign is probably continuing, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The hackers have already claimed “hundreds of victims”, according to officials. But much of their most dangerous work might not actually have happened yet – with cyber attacks gaining access to the most critical parts of the US infrastructure and then sitting inside of it.
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