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Wonder what a cyberattack might look like? Think the post-Sandy east coast.
If some rogue nation or terrorist hacker launched a cyberattack on power plants or water systems, the result could be the same widespread outages and disruptions this week’s hurricane left in its path, according to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
“If you think a control system attack that takes...Read more »
I took a run around East Northport and Northport neighborhoods Wednesday morning, partly for daily exercise, but also to survey the Sandy damage.
On Day 2 after the storm, it’s a bad news-good news kind of scenario.
Two houses up are the Hahns, who lost an addition to the back of their house to a fallen tree during Irene in 2011. This year, a big maple crushed two cars in their driveway....Read more »
Driving home from a trip to Syracuse this evening, we passed four convoys of white and orange bucket trucks, which were clearly heading toward southeastern New York to prepare for the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy.
The trucks are equipped with cherry-picker lifts, which are perfect for lifting crews to disentangle tree limbs from power lines and perform other needed repairs.
The Asplundh...Read more »