Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) hacked over the weekend


By Pierluigi Paganini

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority PREPA

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) power utility confirmed early this week that it has been hacked over the weekend.

A few days ago, the US government issued an alert to warn of cyber attacks powered by Russian state-sponsored hackers against US critical infrastructure.

News of the day is that Puerto Rico power utility, aka Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority or PREPA, confirmed early this week that it has been hacked over the weekend.

Last year, PREPA filed a form of U.S. bankruptcy to shed some $9 billion in debt. Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello plans to privatize the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and …read more

Via:: Security Affiars