South America power grid down

Discussion in 'The Dungeon' started by Steeltoe, Jun 16, 2019.

  1. Steeltoe

    Steeltoe What's my move?

    Uruguay and Argentina completely lost power. Test run for China's hackers?
  2. pickled egg

    pickled egg Animal husbandry

    Nah. Some asshole souped up the charger for a Tesla and the hamster died.
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  3. brex

    brex Well-Known Member

    All their workers should turn around and go back home to fix it.
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  4. Spitz

    Spitz Well-Known Member

    Time to learn some basic boy scout shit.
  5. auminer

    auminer Renaissance Redneck

    Why? All that shit's on wikipedia... o_O
  6. SPL170db

    SPL170db Trackday winner

    Which can't be accessed if the power/internet is down :D
  7. auminer

    auminer Renaissance Redneck

  8. Spitz

    Spitz Well-Known Member

    Do we have a sarcasm emoji? This shit is getting people all fucked up tonight. :crackup:
  9. SPL170db

    SPL170db Trackday winner

  10. Montoya

    Montoya Well-Known Member

    Doesn't take much of a hacker, when a good portion of the SCADA systems that control the regional grids worldwide, have their passwords set at factory defaults. Wasn't that long ago that we embraced Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) protocols here, prior to that, if one had access, they could pretty much guess the passwords, or simply bypass them, with a bit of system knowledge. We're still heavily vulnerable when you look at our super-critical transmission locations.
  11. Newsshooter

    Newsshooter Well-Known Member

    There was a story on the radio yesterday about hacking the grids, Russia has shutdown ukraine for testing their malware, they have malware in out systems, and we have malware in their systems.

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