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Hackers Minutes Away From Crippling Australian Electrical Grid

Up to three million Australian homes were minutes away from losing power after a major energy network was hit by a ransomware attack from hackers in November. Queensland’s CS Energy was subjected to a sustained ransomware attack on Nov. 27, in what the chief executive officer has described as a worryingly accelerating trend. The attack…


Nationals Senators Push for Australia to Embrace Coal and Nuclear Power

All five Nationals senators are pushing their Coalition colleagues in the Morrison government to invest in nuclear generators, coal-fired power stations, as well as carbon capture and storage. Led by Senators Bridget McKenzie and Matt Canavan, the Nationals proposed an amendment on Thursday that would allow Australia’s green bank, the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), to…