Know how to protect against cyber attacks

The Chernobyl nuclear power plant dodged what could have been another major disaster this summer, thanks to quick thinking scientists who manually overrode the computer systems. But the cause of this close call was entirely different than the catastrophic accident in 1986. This time, it was a computer virus, in the second massive wave of powerful cyber attacks this summer. It was far reaching, hitting Europe, Scandinavia, India, the US and beyond. Among the targets were also a Danish energy corporation, US pharmaceutical giant Merck, a Russian oil company, as well as shutting down Ukrainian government offices, subway turnstiles,...

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