Poughkeepsie, NY, Utility Hacked

December 13, 2021


Hackers gained entry to as many as 110,000 customer accounts at Poughkeepsie, NY-based Central Hudson Gas and Electric.
Employees detected the computer system intrusion Feb. 20, 2013. The attack occurred over a weekend, and as a result of regular control procedures, employees found the attack and reported it, the utility said.

Incident Date

February 19, 2013

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified