Skip to comments.Electricity Grid in U.S. Penetrated by Spies
Posted on 04/07/2009 7:38:04 PM PDT by Snoopers-868th
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But fortunately we can’t do anything because that would dis the Chinese and Russians.
And the Kenyan...
Hey, don’t we have any hackers who could pwn the Chicoms and Rooskies right back?
You’re asking a GRANDMOTHER?
I’m certain Janet Napolitano will show them the back way into all the plants and come up with some silly excuse for their mahem when it’s over.
This type of control can be done without using the public internet. All it takes is the use of a private network which as no internet connectivity. Infiltrating the latter would be far more difficult than getting in through the internet.
I think that if these critical systems were indeed connected to the internet in some way, a hack would have been found and some script kiddie would have brought down the entire US power grid just for kicks.
Never too late to learn
Semi-publicly connected, perhaps through dial up modems.
Also how many people have passwords to these systems on their laptop computers? Add the Spyware du Jour and we have....
Shocking isn't it?
I guess they’d never suspect me, would they?
When I saw this thread, and saw who the spies were, my first thought was they will have to be fast to disrupt the grid before Obama and his handlers start to do it in order to control the masses and their foolish ideas of freedom...and that pesky Constitution thingie.
We have a light airy system conducive to efficiency - - the opposite of "secure".
I can say Hurricane Andrew too. WEEKS! It’s not that hard. Night vision, lanterns, oil lamps, generators that work on propane and the moon will give good light at night for about 10 days. Plan ahead. Sit in the dark for 2 hours one night. No power. By the end of that time, trust me, you will know exactly what you need for your shopping list the next day.
Groups like Blackwater train to do things in the dark and they also train others. The average little lib weenie or ACORN member wouldn’t know whether to sh*t or go blind.
She’ll blame Sheriff Arpaio
This passive aggressive stuff from Pres. Robin Hood has to stop. It will be a cold day in hell before I trust anything he does.
Yea, and this group of idiots intend to computerize our medical records. Yet, the same government doesn’t want to tell us who is getting all the money we the people are paying in bailouts.
This is why Obama is an idiot trusting the Russians, or the Chinese at ALL, on anything (especially things like the Nukes).
I mean, seriously, how can even die-hard Commies come to ANY conclusion other than Obama is an imbecile??? Putin may be friends with Chavez, for instance, but I’m sure they don’t completely “TRUST” each other either.
If someone was going to build the “perfect” communist government out of people in our world today — Obama would be nowhere NEAR the “short-list” (or the REALLY LONG one! LOL). The man is DANGEROUSLY IGNORANT!
Yeah, increasing dependence on fragility is not exactly the wisest strategy.
Too convenient to have this come out now, after the POTUS requests emergency powers over the infrastructure. This is how he’s gonna ram his “smart” grid down our throats.
Perhaps you’re getting ahead of yourself.
I am saving money left and right to have a well dug, and a hand pump put on it. Or, I’ll just put out every container I have and prepare for rain.
Perhaps Im just a wee bit paranoid. Everything the guy does seems sinister to me.
You’re not alone. This guy is one Evil SOB.
FUD? I’ll probably smack myself for not knowing.
When does “Mad Max” enter the equation?
Terrorism will be denied by this administration until they want to use it to justify treading on our liberty. [In usual form, this is the strategy that they blamed on Bush.]
"Cybersecurity Bill Proposes Unprecedented Government Power Over the Internet
A cybersecurity bill introduced today in the Senate would give the federal government extraordinary power over private sector Internet services, applications and software. The Cybersecurity Act of 2009 would, for example, give the President unfettered power to shut down Internet traffic in emergencies or disconnect any critical infrastructure system or network on national security grounds. The bill would grant the Commerce Department the ability to override all privacy laws to access any information about Internet usage in connection with a new role in tracking cybersecurity threats. The bill, introduced by Sens. John Rockefeller and Olympia Snowe, would also give the government unprecedented control over computer software and Internet services, threatening innovation, freedom and privacy. CDT President and CEO Leslie Harris said, "The cybersecurity threat is real, but such a drastic federal intervention in private communications technology and networks could harm both security and privacy." April 01, 2009
I believe Gertz wrote a book that said this very thing would happen. He said the Chinese were working on this. Take down the grid and everything stops. Everything.
As in pickup troock. Thats how they say truck in Oklahoma
Put a tarp in the back of the trook and you’ve got a swimmin pull.
We’ll all smack you...
Fear Uncertainty and Doubt.
Compare to Microsoft’s tactics...
More change we can believe in.
Luck favors the prepared.
I just smacked myself...twice. Thanks.
If someone was going to build the perfect communist government out of people in our world today Obama would be nowhere NEAR the short-list (or the REALLY LONG one! LOL). The man is DANGEROUSLY IGNORANT!
0bama is a Stooge and a Street Thug. He’s very dangerous and we’re in the creek without a paddle.
It is just a matter of time until something much worse than 911 happens here at home. Our leaders are more concerned with helping the rest of the world than worrying about attacks here.
You know... I wonder... While I wouldn’t be surprised if Russia and China did this, something else just occurred to me, and I think it’s something to consider...
You don’t suppose Obama’s buddies would be LYING about this in order to create an EXCUSE for giving him complete control over our energy companies, AND the INTERNET, do you?
Pretty sure that bill they’re referring to is the same one people discussed here a few days back, but was identified as an attempt to squelch FREE SPEECH and takeover of the Internet (one of the sponsors is “RINO” Olympia Snowe).
Since the response last week to the bill was immediate and vocal, they could’ve realized they needed to re-focus the public on the electrical grid component of the bill, and using something like this particular situation to push it, would allow them to better hide the Internet related provisions of the bill, too...
I hope my ‘conspiracy theory’ is due to my cold/flu, and the meds I’m on right now more than anything else! ROFL Let me know if you have no clue what I’m trying to say when you read this as well, please! LOL
Read on. You're not the only one feeling that way......
See #92 — something occurred to me when I came back to the thread to reply to someone... I hope I’m just having a temporaray case of medicine-caused paranoia! LOL
Oh, good! Thank you! :)
Only the paranoid survive. - Andy Grove, founder of Intel.
The Democrats are MASTERS at “projection”!
One could argue that even when some Conservatives had serious concerns about some of Bush’s decisions while in office, it is much more likely his INTENTIONS were good — that he did what he thought best.
The Democrats on the other hand — their hypocrisy is absolutely STUNNING! This is nothing more than a big game to them, and so many of the people who support them don’t recognize how truly EVIL these people can be. (And, I say that knowing full well that the Dems will deny that till the cows come home, especially in light of today’s announcement by Deepak Chopra “evil & Satan” are a MYTH, and don’t exist. How can you be something that doesn’t exist? Awful convenient...)
I fully believe they ALREADY control the votes, and have for a while actually. Obama’s election, and the fake ACORN show investigations (all charges now being dropped) should be enough proof really for those who were still “on the fence” regarding whether it was happening or not. Many of the “Third parties” in our country have been screaming about this for DECADES now, and I have to admit I’ve seen distressing problems myself in the past...
Some of the problems I witnessed didn’t even have anything to do with fraud or corruption, but instead problems with possible mechanical malfunctions that would interfere with getting a correct count — and that’s bad enough! (Never mind the fact that one particular voting machine company is OWNED BY VENEZUELA’S COMMUNIST GOVERNMENT/CHAVEZ! Talk about insanity!)
Even though I fully know the DNC and Obama are total fascists/Communists sometimes I’m still surprised at times by the boldness of their schemes and lies.
Excellent! I’ll have to remember that quote. I’ve never heard it before...
The one I usually remember is; “Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t out to get you!”. Not sure who said it though! LOL