Cybersecurity firms ESET and Dragos Inc. release detailed analyses of a piece of malware used to attack the Ukrainian electric utility Ukrenergo, what they say represents a dangerous advancement in critical infrastructure hacking. The researchers describe that malware, as only the second-ever known case of malicious code purpose-built to disrupt physical systems. The first, Stuxnet, was used l to destroy centrifuges in an Iranian nuclear facility. Source Wired
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Once a sign of the might of the French Socialists, the party’s grand headquarters in central Paris have been put up for sale following the electoral drubbing suffered by the leftwingers this year. The Local
Passengers were “lucky” to escape without injuries after a bus with several people on board was shot at in Malmö.
The back window of the bus was broken while driving through the Arlöv area on Thursday evening, and police are working on the theory that the shots were fired by a real weapon, not an airgun. A library and a residential home were also hit. The Local
Maine’s largest city will no longer celebrate Columbus Day as a municipal holiday. The Portland City Council voted unanimously Monday to designate the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The vote came after nearly an hour of public comment. Source pressherald