Pakistani authorities investigating if cyberattack caused nationwide blackout

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Read more – Life during wartime: Ukraine ‘has to be ready for new more powerful and complex’ cyberattacksOutages have become a common occurrence in the South Asian country in recent years, where an ongoing economic crisis and last year’s devastating floods have severely impacted the lives of the country’s more than 220 million people. All of the country’s major cities were impacted by the incident. Power generation units had been intentionally and temporarily turned off at night — something Pakistan is doing to save expenditure during the winter — but suffered an error when they were turned on again on Monday morning.

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