Are Hackers Targeting Critical Infrastructure More Often?

Government Technology: Researchers have known for years that sophisticated hacking methods exist that can take control of large industrial machines, manipulate their systems or render them useless.

There have been some prominent examples, albeit typically involving high-level, nation-state rivalry and espionage: incidents like Stuxnet, the malicious, probably U.S.-created program that infected an Iranian nuclear power plant in 2010 and dismantled it from the inside out.

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