China Poses ‘Alarming’ Threat to US Grid

Lawmakers were warned a Chinese cyberattack could plunge military and other sensitive sites into darkness.

  • “Chinese cyber activities are one of the most dynamic cyber threats. China continues to demonstrate increasing sophistication, including new and adaptive techniques to gain access to networks.”

China is “almost certainly capable” of launching cyberattacks that would disrupt critical infrastructure services within the US, including oil and gas pipelines and rail systems, according to a report published earlier this year by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

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