DHS Mistakenly Releases 840-pages of Critical Infrastructure Documents

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Mike Lennon


DHS Releases Trove of Documents Related to Wrong “Aurora” in Response to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request

(SecurityWeek) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released hundreds of documents, some of which contain sensitive information and potentially vulnerable critical infrastructure points across the United States, in response to a recent Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request about a cyber-security attack.

The Operation Aurora attack was publicized in 2010 and impacted Google and a number of other high-profile companies. However, DHS responded to the request by releasing more than 800 pages of documents related to the 'Aurora' experiment conducted several years ago at the Idaho National Laboratory, where researchers demonstrated a way to damage a generator via a cyber-attack.

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