Pakistan hit by nationwide power outage, is it the result of a cyber attack?


On Monday, a nationwide blackout in Pakistan left millions of people in the darkness, and the authorities are investigating if it was caused by a cyberattack. The power outage impacted all the major cities in Pakistan.

The good news is that authorities were able to restore power across Pakistan within 24 hours.

“Pakistan‘s energy minister said on Tuesday there was a “remote chance” that hackers could be behind a grid failure that led to two days of nationwide blackout.” reported the Independent. “Khurram Dastgir told the media that the country’s power supply has been restored.”