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|Although it did not attract as much attention as the [[Power_grid_cyberattack_in_Ukraine_(2015)|2015 attack]], the malware used in the 2016 attack has been described as far more dangerous for being so advanced, customizable and highly adaptable to any environment.<ref name="Ind20">Anton Cherepanov and Robert Lipovsky, [https://www.welivesecurity.com/2017/06/12/industroyer-biggest-threat-industrial-control-systems-since-stuxnet/ ‘Industroyer: Biggest threat to industrial control systems since Stuxnet’] (12 Jun 2017).</ref> ESET has described Industroyer as the biggest threat to ICSs after [[Stuxnet_(2010)|Stuxnet]].<ref name="Ind20" />
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|Although it did not attract as much attention as the 2015 attack, the malware used in the 2016 attack has been described as far more dangerous for being so advanced, customizable and highly adaptable to any environment.<ref name="Ind20">Anton Cherepanov and Robert Lipovsky, [https://www.welivesecurity.com/2017/06/12/industroyer-biggest-threat-industrial-control-systems-since-stuxnet/ ‘Industroyer: Biggest threat to industrial control systems since Stuxnet’] (12 Jun 2017).</ref> ESET has described Industroyer as the biggest threat to ICSs after Stuxnet.<ref name="Ind20" />
   
 
Because Ukraine uses similar industrial technologies for its power grid to those commonly used around the world, this incident has raised serious concerns around the world, and some experts have described it as a wake-up call for reviewing and updating the cybersecurity of industrial and critical infrastructure worldwide.<ref>Anton Cherepanov and Robert Lipovsky, [https://www.welivesecurity.com/2017/06/12/industroyer-biggest-threat-industrial-control-systems-since-stuxnet/ ‘Industroyer: Biggest threat to industrial control systems since Stuxnet’] (12 Jun 2017). See also: Kim Zetter, [https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bmvkn4/ukrainian-power-station-hacking-december-2016-report ‘The Ukrainian Power Grid Was Hacked Again’] (10 January 2017); John E Dunn, [https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/01/16/ukraine-power-outages-the-work-of-cyberattackers-warn-experts/ ‘Ukraine power outages ‘the work of cyberattackers’, warn experts’] (16 January 2017).</ref>
 
Because Ukraine uses similar industrial technologies for its power grid to those commonly used around the world, this incident has raised serious concerns around the world, and some experts have described it as a wake-up call for reviewing and updating the cybersecurity of industrial and critical infrastructure worldwide.<ref>Anton Cherepanov and Robert Lipovsky, [https://www.welivesecurity.com/2017/06/12/industroyer-biggest-threat-industrial-control-systems-since-stuxnet/ ‘Industroyer: Biggest threat to industrial control systems since Stuxnet’] (12 Jun 2017). See also: Kim Zetter, [https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bmvkn4/ukrainian-power-station-hacking-december-2016-report ‘The Ukrainian Power Grid Was Hacked Again’] (10 January 2017); John E Dunn, [https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/01/16/ukraine-power-outages-the-work-of-cyberattackers-warn-experts/ ‘Ukraine power outages ‘the work of cyberattackers’, warn experts’] (16 January 2017).</ref>
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