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Russian Hacking of Vermont


Burlington Electric Department Statement in Response to Reports of Russian Hacking of Vermont Electric Grid




  • Friday, December 30, 2016

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Last night, U.S. utilities were alerted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) of a malware code used in Grizzly Steppe, the name DHS has applied to a Russian campaign linked to recent hacks. We acted quickly to scan all computers in our system for the malware signature. We detected the malware in a single Burlington Electric Department laptop not connected to our organization’s grid systems. We took immediate action to isolate the laptop and alerted federal officials of this finding. Our team is working with federal officials to trace this malware and prevent any other attempts to infiltrate utility systems. We have briefed state officials and will support the investigation fully.


    Mike Kanarick
    Director of Customer Care, Community Engagement, and Communications
    Burlington Electric Department
    585 Pine Street | Burlington, Vermont 05401
    mkanarick@burlingtonelectric.com | 802.735.7962 (cell)


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