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US Government Warns Of 'Ongoing' Attacks On Energy, Nuclear Sectors.

Critical industries including energy, nuclear and manufacturing have been targeted for cyber-espionage since earlier this year

- TechWeekEurope - UK

Scientists are edging closer to creating fusion energy.

Scientists believe that fusion energy—which generates electricity in the same way that the sun creates energy—has the potential to provide the world with an almost limitless, clean source of power. But while it is known that fusing two lighter atomic nuclei to form a heavier nucleus releases energy,...

- The Raw Story - US

US government says hackers are targeting nuclear, energy and industrial firms in rare public warning.

The DHS and FBI said in a joint report that the threat actors are "actively pursuing their ultimate objectives over a long-term campaign".

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

US warns hackers are targeting energy, infrastructure and manufacturing sectors.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have issued a rare joint statement warning that hackers are targeting firms in the energy, nuclear, water, aviation and critical manufacturing sectors. The warning, issued last Thursday through the United States Computer Emergency Readiness ...

- SiliconANGLE - US

U.S. warns about hackers attacking nuclear, energy, aviation, water, and manufacturing industries.

, The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure. The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation warned in a ...

- VentureBeat - US

US energy, nuke and aviation sectors under sustained attack.

Homeland Security says 'Dragonfly' campaign has cracked networks The United States' Department of Homeland Security has issued an alert that warns of advanced persistent threat actions targeting government entities and organizations in the energy, nuclear, water, aviation, and critical manufacturing sectors.'…

- TheRegister - UK

Feds warn energy, aviation companies of hacking threats.

Hackers have been targeting the nuclear, energy, aviation, water and critical manufacturing industries since May, according to Reuters. It's even serious enough for Homeland Security and the FBI to email firms most at risk of attacks, warning them th...

- Engadget - US

Shinzo Abe sweeps to a comfortable victory in Japan snap election.

Splintered opposition 'Sink' Japan Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to a comfortable victory in a snap election on Sunday, handing him a mandate to harden his already hawkish stance on North Korea and re-energise the world's number-three economy.Abe's conservative coalition was on track to win 311 seats in the ...

- DAWN - PK

Shinzo Abe wins overwhelming mandate in Japan election: Victory likely to harden stance on North Korea's nuclear threat.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to a resounding victory in a snap election Sunday, winning a mandate to harden his already hawkish stance on North Korea and re-energise the world's number-three economy. The post Shinzo Abe wins overwhelming mandate in Japan election: Victory likely to harden stance on North Korea's ...

- Firstpost - IN

South Korea’s Moon defies public opinion with pledge to phase out nuclear power.

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday the government would continue to phase out nuclear-generated electricity, following a public opinion survey that dealt a blow to his plans to do so. “We will completely stop all plans for the construction of new nuclear reactors like the government previously ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Abe sweeps to big win in Japan vote.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to a comfortable victory in a snap election Sunday, handing him a mandate to harden his already hawkish stance on North Korea and re-energise the worlds number-three economy.Abes conservative coalition was on track to win 311 seats in the 465-seat parliament, according to a ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

It Could Kill Millions: The U.S. Navy Is Building the Most Lethal Nuclear Submarine Ever

Sebastien Roblin Security, Why all of America's enemies should take pause. In September 2017, the ship builder Electric Boat was awarded $5 billion to proceed with the design phase of the next-generation of U.S. nuclear-powered ballistic-missile submarines, also known as SSBNs or boomers.' A dozen Columbia-class ...

- The National Interest - US

U.S. says cyberattacks have targeted nuclear, energy, aviation, water and critical manufacturing industries

The U.S. government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyberattacks present an increasing ...

- The Japan Times - JP

US Government Warns Of 'Ongoing' Hacks Targeting Nuclear and Power Industries

An anonymous reader quotes Reuters: The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure. The Department of Homeland Security and Federal ...

- Slashdot - US

US Warns About Attacks On Energy, Industrial Firms

The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation warned in a report distributed by email late on Friday that the nuclear, energy, aviation, water and critical manufacturing industries have been targeted along with government entities in attacks dating back to at least May. The agencies warned that ...

- Voice of America - US

Hackers targeting energy and industrial firms, U.S. government warns

The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation warned in a report distributed by email late on Friday that the nuclear, energy, aviation, water and critical manufacturing industries have been targeted along with government entities in attacks dating back to at least May.

- The Globe and Mail - CA

U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure. The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation warned in a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

The U.S government issued a rare public warning about hacking campaigns targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest evidence that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure. The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation warned in a report ...

- Yahoo! News - US

North Korea: Nuclear EMP attack 'biggest threat' to US

Two members of the now disbanded congressional Electromagnetic Pulse commission told a recent House Homeland Security subcommittee hearing that a nuclear EMP attack remained the "biggest threat" facing the US today.The powerful...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Hill: Senator demands answers from DOJ on Russia bribery probe

A Republican senator whose state possesses the majority of America’s uranium reserves is asking the Justice Department to explain what it did to warn US officials about an Obama-era Russian nuclear energy corruption probe. The post The Hill: Senator demands answers from DOJ on Russia bribery probe appeared first on ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

South Koreans' support for nuclear projects deals blow to government energy plan

SEOUL - South Korean public support for nuclear power on Friday sucker punched a government policy to steer the country away from nuclear-generated electricity as Seoul said it would bow to a demand to resume construction of two new reactors.

- Reuters - US

S.Koreans' support for nuclear projects deals blow to government energy plan

SEOUL, Oct 20 — South Korean public support for nuclear power today sucker punched a government policy to steer the country away from nuclear-generated electricity as Seoul said it would bow to a demand to resume construction of two new...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Supercomputer simulation of chaotic circuits

It's really surprising that many simple electronic circuits built of just a few components behave chaotically, in an extremely complicated, practically unpredictable manner. Physicists from the Institute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of Sciences in Cracow have discovered, examined and described dozens of new, unusual ...

- PhysOrg - NL

South Korea to push ahead with nuclear power plants

South Korea on Friday decided to push ahead with the construction of two new nuclear reactors after months of heated debate over whether the country should start weaning itself off atomic energy.

- PhysOrg - NL

Clinton Aide Lashes Out at 'Clinton Cash' Author Peter Schweizer Over Russian Bribery Revelations

A former press secretary for Bill Clinton lashed out on Twitter Thursday, after a report this week revealed the existence of an FBI criminal investigation into a Russian nuclear energy company that the Obama administration allowed the sale of uranium assets to in 2010.

- Breitbart - US

Fin24.com | New Energy Minister Mahlobo's first words on his nuclear vision for SA

Incoming Energy Minister David Mahlobo has highlighted his vision for SA's nuclear energy future, following the approval for Eskom to develop 4GW of new power stations near Koeberg.

- Fin24 - SA

The "Super-Fuze": The Big Upgrade to America's Nuclear Arsenal That Russia Fears

The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration —which develops and builds America's nuclear arsenal—has completed production of the U.S. Navy's Arming Fuzing Subsystem for the W76-1/Mk4A Life Extension Program warhead.

- Yahoo! News - US

A Norwegian energy company is making a big bet on Iran

SAGA Energy/Facebook President Trump is discontent with the nuclear deal in Iran, but Norway is not. Saga Energy, a Norwegian company, has made a $2.9 billion investment in Iran. President Donald Trump wants to reisolate Iran, reneging on the nuclear deal, JCPOA, of 2015. The president described the agreement – ...

- Business Insider - US

Force field analysis provides clues to protein-ion interaction

The importance of proteins and metal ion interactions is well understood, but the mechanistic interactions between the two are still far from a complete picture. Researchers are working to quantitatively describe protein-ion interactions using what is called an atomic multipole optimized energetics for biomolecular ...

- ScienceDaily - US

The 'Super-Fuze': The Big Upgrade to America's Nuclear Arsenal That Russia Fears

Dave Majumdar Security, "The US military has achieved a significantly greater capacity to conduct a surprise first strike against Russian ICBM silos." The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration —which develops and builds America's nuclear arsenal—has completed production of the U.S. Navy's ...

- The National Interest - US

The Decertification of Iran Speech: Refuting Trump

Iran's hardliners were right. They recited a long history of agreements in which Iranian compliance was repaid with American betrayal. Like a Persian chorus of Cassandras, they called their warnings into the wind, and the world called them crazy. Well, the mad mullahs were right. Despite the International Atomic Energy ...

- Antiwar.com - US

Fin24.com | Nuclear: 'Mahlobo may be the bulldozer Zuma needs'

The most crucial Cabinet move is David Mahlobo's appointment to the energy ministry, according to Anne Fruhauf, vice-president at New York-based risk adviser Teneo Intelligence.

- Fin24 - SA

U.S. regulator hints at changes to plan boosting coal, nuclear plants

WASHINGTON - The head of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said on Tuesday that a directive from the U.S. energy secretary to prop up struggling nuclear and coal power plants has initiated an important conversation, but hinted the agency may not pass the plan without changes.

- Reuters - US

US nuke waste repository in New Mexico will get more space

Workers are expected to begin mining operations at the U.S. nuclear waste dump in New Mexico for the first time in three years following a radiation release that contaminated part of the underground repository, the Energy Department said Tuesday.

- PhysOrg - NL

News24.com | Zuma seems to position Mahlobo to 'push through' nuclear deal - Steve Friedman

President Jacob Zuma's appointment of David Mahlobo to the energy portfolio can be seen to be linked to the contentious nuclear deal with Russia, explains political analyst Steve Friedman.

- News24.com - ZA

Fin24.com | David Mahlobo, the nuclear deal's new best friend?

New Energy Minister David Mahlobo will make it much easier to realise South Africa's nuclear ambitions, several commentators have warned.

- Fin24 - SA

The FBI reportedly kept mum about an extensive Russian nuclear bribery scheme

The FBI had already uncovered evidence of bribery and kickbacks in the United States that benefited the Russian nuclear industry prior to a controversial 2010 uranium deal between the Obama administration and Moscow, The Hill reported Tuesday, citing FBI and court documents. The 2010 Uranium One deal involved the Hillary ...

- The Week - US

Zuma reshuffles cabinet 'in bid to secure energy deal'

South Africa president makes changes to cabinet in move seen to be linked to a contentious nuclear deal with Russia.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Kansai Electric may scrap two aging nuclear reactors at Oi plant

Source says utility may take units offline to avoid massive costs required to meet stricter safety requirements in place since Fukushima crisis.

- The Japan Times - JP

News24.com | Reshuffle more for energy deal than good governance – Maimane

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has called the latest reshuffle by President Jacob Zuma an attempt to reinforce a nuclear deal with Russia.

- News24.com - ZA

Japan's Kansai Electric to scrap two aging nuke reactors: media

TOKYO - Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power Co is likely to decommission two aging reactors at Ohi nuclear plant because of the high costs meeting new safety standards set after the Fukushima disaster, the Nikkei business daily said on Tuesday.

- Reuters - US

Canada Aims To Solve U.S. Nuclear Woes

Canada believes it may have the answer to replacing some U.S. nuclear capacity with other forms of carbon-free energy.   When New York state and Massachusetts retire three nuclear reactors between 2019 and 2021, the two states will lose a combined 2.7 gigawatts of carbon-free power. Both states want to replace that ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Nuclear tech provider to be selected by end 2019 - Energy Ministry

The procedure of selecting a technology provider for the construction of a nuclear plant would be conducted in two stages, said Józef Sobolewski, the director for the nuclear energy department at the Ministry of Energy. In 2018 one or two potential candidate would be selected and the final decision ...

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

N Korea nuclear attack could 'shut down US power grid, kill 90% of Americans'

Experts have issued a warning to US officials about a terrifying nuclear weapon that they fear North Korea could unleash on the country.The weapon, known as a nuclear electromagnetic pulse bomb, uses high-intensity radio waves...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Iran vows to re-start enrichment in four days if U.S. ditches nuke deal, and bar IAEA inspectors

The head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, Ali Akbar Salehi, said Sunday that if Iran left the seven-power deal designed to prevent it from making ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Trump's speech sparks a new war of words between US, Iran

President Donald Trump's refusal to certify the Iran nuclear deal has sparked a new war of words between the Islamic Republic and America, fueling growing mistrust and a sense of nationalism among Iranians. The post Trump's speech sparks a new war of words between US, Iran appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Nuclear security: power plants are poorly protected against malicious acts

The nuclear power plants around us are The Sword of Damocles' over our heads. A new report by independent experts, submitted to authorities in France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Luxembourg, questions security at French and Belgian nuclear facilities and points at their vulnerability to outside attacks. These experts ...

- Greenpeace - INT

The Real Danger of Refusing to Certify the Iran Deal

John Glaser Politics, Middle East Scuttling the nuclear deal leaves America with less leverage than it had when it negotiated the JCPOA in the first place. President Trump's decision not to certify the Iran nuclear deal is reckless and dangerous. By all accounts—including that of the International Atomic Energy Agency , ...

- The National Interest - US

Greenpeace fireworks shine light on French nuclear safety concerns

Greenpeace activists set off fireworks inside a nuclear plant in eastern France early Thursday after breaking into the facility to underline its vulnerability to attack. The anti-nuclear group, known for its daring and often spectacular publicity stunts, said the fireworks were set off at the foot of a spent fuel pool -- ...

- Yahoo! News - US

US nuclear-physics facility completes $338m upgrade

Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility now runs at 12 GeV

- PhysicsWeb - UK

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