US accuses Russia of hacking energy sector to gather intel for attacks – Business Insider

“Why trigger an attack when you don’t need it?” Jeff Bardin, the chief intelligence officer at the cyber intelligence firm Treadstone 71, told Business Insider, adding that the Russians may be waiting for an economic emergency to launch a full-throated cyberattack.

http://www.businessinsider.com/us-accuses-russia-of-hacking-energy-sector-to-gather-intel-for-attacks-2018-3?r=UK&IR=T