ISIS wants to hack energy companies among other crucial infrastructures here in the United States. I boldfaced some concerning items here for you on the subject…
Rep. Candice Miller, R-Mich. said “(cyber attacks) are particularly concerning, not only from an economic standpoint, but because of the dangerous cargo such as liquefied natural gas …,” reported CyberDefenseMagazine who also reported …..
“In June 2014 experts at F-Secure discovered instances of the Havex malware used to target Industrial Control Systems (ICS) in surgical attacks implementing ‘watering-hole attack’ scheme which involved ICS vendor site as intermediary target”.
Business Week reported on 10/19/15 that recently “Law-enforcement officials shared the information about attempted cyberattacks at a conference on October 14 with American energy firms about potential national-security issues“.
So lets add yet one more fuel to the fire (HAH!) of our need to rush off of fossil fuels… “Natural Gas as a Bridge Fuel to renewables” is only another delay tactic exposing us to risk.
Those terrorists (not the energy companies-tee hee) really don’t have to try hard…we are fracking ourselves into oblivion without ISIS’ help.