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A former employee at a Texas power utility was arrested late last week over accusations he crippled its energy forecast system after launching a hacking attack. FBI agents made the arrest on Thursday after raiding the home of Dong Chul Shin, a former worker at Energy Future Holdings. EFH owns three Texas electricity generating …


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  1. JD

    I'm glad...

    ... that nuclear power plants are using reliable software like MS Excel.

    That doesn't freak me out. At all.

  2. mdubh

    Where's the hack?

    "Texas utility provides disgruntled ex-employee with remote access to sensitive nuclear plant computers and files."


  3. Casper Orillian


    Hours after the no-notice sacking, Dong's VPN access account (which was left active)


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