Computer code connected to Russian cyberattacks by U.S. intelligence agencies has been found in a laptop computer at a Vermont electric utility, a development that emerged a day after the Obama administration hit Russia with sanctions for hacking during this year’s U.S. election.
But a Department of Homeland Security official Sunday told Politico that there was no evidence that hackers actually penetrated the system.
"While our analysis continues, we currently have no information that indicates that the power grid was penetrated in this cyber incident,” J. Todd Breasseale, DHS's assistant secretary for public affairs, told Politico in a statement.http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/russia-hacking-vermont-dhs/2017/01/01/id/766333/
The story that the WaPo screamed about was fake. 001_rolleyes