Category RADIATION

U.S. probes cyber attack on water system

By┬áJim Finkle Sat Nov 19, 2011 2:05am EST (Reuters) – Federal investigators are looking into a report that hackers managed to remotely shut down a utility’s water pump in central Illinois last week, in what could be the first known foreign cyber attack on a U.S. industrial system. The November 8 incident was described in […]

DHS tests three radiation detection systems at Belmont Stakes race

DHS officials recently announced that it had tested three developmental systems designed to detect radiological weapons at the Belmont Stakes horse race in New York held on Saturday, 11 June; DHS tested two mobile Stand-Off Radiation Detection Systems; the third device tested was a Roadside tracker which scans for radiation sources in vehicles DHS officials […]