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

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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. Pakistan suffered a nationwide blackout, local authorities are investigating the cause and suspect it was the result of a cyberattack. According to the media, some power generation units had been intentionally and temporarily turned off on Sunday night to save energy expenditure, a common procedure in the winter, but operators were not able to to turn on again them on Monday morning.

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