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Monday, June 2, 2008

TVA Vulnerable to Hacking According to GAO

Chinese hackers pose serious danger to U.S. computer networks

"... the Government Accountability Office, which found that the Tennessee Valley Authority, the nation's largest power generator, "has not fully implemented appropriate security practices to secure the control systems and networks used to operate its critical infrastructures." Langevin said that the TVA "risks a disruption of its operations as the result of a cyber incident, which could impact its customers," and he expressed "little confidence that industry is taking the appropriate actions."