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UK nuclear power stations warned against possible cyber attacks


Government officials and security services in the United Kingdom have warned local nuclear power stations to bolster their cyber defenses in anticipation of terrorists, foreign spies and hacktivists targeting potential vulnerabilities in the industry's internet defenses, ComputerWeekly.com reported citing The Telegraph. The U.K. government's Civil Nuclear Cyber Security Strategy said that the civil nuclear sector needs to work as a partnership between the government, regulator and industry, with clear roles and responsibilities including strengthening of current mechanisms for sharing information.

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