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There’s another huge threat to the Internet. And the public doesn’t seem to care.

Cybersecurity attacks on key elements of US infrastructure, including the utility grid, could precipitate far reaching disruptions of civil society and extensive environmental damage.

The potential scale of impact is vividly described in Ted Koppel's book Lights Out.

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