Friday, August 6, 2010

Security: Hackers to take control of Power System Automation?

Security is one of most crucial aspects in Power System Automation - in order to keep to power flowing. Hackers have started to take over control of critical infrastructures like power plants using Windows operating systems.

According to AP "The latest computer worm, dubbed Stuxnet, was an even more alarming progression. Now hackers are creating codes to actually take over the critical systems."

Click HERE to read more details.

It is highly recommended that intelligent devices that will be used to make the Power Systems smarter use the needed security measures. One of the key issues is that people deciding on how much money should be spend to ruggedize the systems are willing to develop the measures; and people that purchase devices only when they are secure.

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