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The ‘Spectre’ and ‘Meltdown’ Chip Vulnerabilities Could Affect Grid Hardware

By [email protected] Grid infrastructure could be at risk from a microprocessor vulnerability that has shaken up the IT industry, warn analysts. Dima Tokar, co-founder and chief technology officer at the internet-of-things analysis firm MachNation, said a security loophole unveiled this month could be present in many energy plant components. “This vulnerability is wide-reaching and affects…

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