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Computers / Electrical System / Hackers #939757

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 08, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The threat to the power grid from foreign countries that are trying to plant computer software that could disable the system featured; government test video shown of a generator self destructing. [Former Homeland Security official Stewart BAKER†- says cyber attacks are among the fastest growing threats we face.] [Power industry Jim FAMA†- says our companies try to be on their game every day.] [Homeland Security Secretary Janet NAPOLITANO – says we have had no denial of service.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Williams, Pete
Duration:
00:02:10

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