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Trump lifted sanctions which blocked the Russian FSB from getting the latest IT products/ updates, thus facilitating Russian hacking: https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2017/07/07/3-trump-policies-which-facilitate-future-tampering-with-us-elections-by-russia/ One hopes that the antiquated nature of the US reactors themselves may work as defense. The original NYT article says: “the hackers’ techniques mimicked those of the organization known to cybersecurity specialists as “Energetic Bear,” the Russian hacking group ….


Hackers Are Targeting Nuclear Facilities, Homeland Security Dept. and F.B.I. Say, NYT, JULY 6, 2017, Since May, hackers have been penetrating the computer networks of companies that operate nuclear power stations and other energy facilities, as well as manufacturing plants in the United States and other countries.

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