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Be Afraid...They're Coming to Get Us!

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Amigo



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US Video Shows Hacker Hit on Power Grid
By TED BRIDIS and EILEEN SULLIVAN, Associated Press Writers

58 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - A government video shows the potential destruction caused by hackers seizing control of a crucial part of the U.S. electrical grid: an industrial turbine spinning wildly out of control until it becomes a smoking hulk and power shuts down.[...]

The video, produced for the Homeland Security Department[...]

There was no evidence any U.S. utility company suffered damage from hackers or terrorists using this technique,[...]

"The video is not a realistic representation of how the power system would operate," said Stan Johnson, a manager at the North American Electric Reliability Corp., the Princeton, N.J.-based organization charged with overseeing the power grid.[...]


And HERE we have yet another fine example of the continuing scare tactics from the assholes running the country to keep up the pressure that ONLY the Republiicans can keep us safe from those hordes of terrorists that are out to get us.

Post Thu Sep 27, 2007 2:14 am   View user's profile Send private message
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Do you mean that the GOP can't keep us safe? But I though they were the whole reason we've been safe from terrorists... god I'm SO disillusioned Crying or Very sad
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