Smart Notices

Smart Notices from previous months to be archived through this category.

September 7, 2022

REMINDER: FERC Two-Day Emergency Action Plan (EAP) Exercise Design Course

FERC's Division of Dam Safety and Inspections has developed an "EAP Exercise Design Course" to discuss exercise requirements...
September 7, 2022

New Ransomware Group BianLian Activity Exploding

A new ransomware group named BianLian, which emerged in late 2021, has become increasingly active, according to security...
September 7, 2022

A Vulnerability in Google Chrome Could Allow for Arbitrary Code Execution

A vulnerability has been discovered in Google Chrome, the most severe of which could allow for arbitrary code execution...
September 7, 2022

American Electric Power Service Corporation Reported a Violation of VAR-002-4.1 R2

NERC’s vice president of Engineering and Standards has been appointed to the Department of Energy’​s (DOE) Electricity Advisory...
September 7, 2022

Entergy Self-reported Failure to Maintain Four Batteries in Violation of PRC-005-6 R3

Entergy notified SERC pursuant to an existing multi-region registered entity coordinated oversight agreement that it was...
September 7, 2022

IRS Leaks 120,000 Taxpayers’ Personal Details

According to recent reports and a letter from the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to Congress, the IRS accidentally posted sensitive...
September 6, 2022

NERC’s Vice President of Engineering and Standards Appointed to Department of Energy Electricity Advisory Committee

NERC’s vice president of Engineering and Standards has been appointed to the Department of Energy’​s (DOE) Electricity Advisory...
September 6, 2022

Buffalo Gap Wind Farm, LLC, (AES Buffalo Gap) Receives $105,000 Penalty for Violation of Facility Ratings Requirements

Texas RE determined that AES Buffalo Gap was in violation of FAC-009-1 R1. Specifically, AES Buffalo Gap did not establish...
September 6, 2022

MS-ISAC Advisory 2022-109​​​​​​: A Vulnerability in iOS Could Allow For Arbitrary Code Execution (CVE-2022-32893)

A vulnerability has been discovered in Apple Products which could allow for arbitrary code execution. iOS is a mobile operating...