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US Utility Firm Shut Down by Cyber-Attack

A major U.S. municipal utility company was completely shut down by a cyber attack this week, as a spate of worsening “ransomware” attacks continued unabated. Lansing Board of Water and Light (BWL), an electricity and water utility company based in Michigan, succumbed to the attack after an

French Government Invests €4.49 Billion in EDF

The French state-controlled power giant Electricité de France SA will be the recipient of a massive €4.49 billion cash injection this year, as the French government moves to provide enough capital for the utility to pull itself out of debt following a slump in energy prices. The enormous chunk