Israel electricity shut down by hackers

Israel’s Electricity Authority stated that a serious hack had targeted the electricity network of Israel.

The energy minister Yuval Steinitz stated that:”The virus was already identified and the right software was already prepared to neutralize it”, he finished that statement with “We had to paralyze many of the computers of the Israeli Electricity Authority. We are handling the situation and I hope that soon, this very serious event will be over … but as of now, computer systems are still not working as they should.”.

Power lines during a cloudy sunset in Glendale, CA.