Sunday Funnies: Squirrels Cause More Blackouts Than Hackers

Remember late last year when the Russian Cyber Army was supposedly hacking the Vermont electrical grid?

Well, squirrels and other critters are still doing more damage to the electric grid than cyber-attacks have.  When are we going to round up all these little terrorists and ship them off to Gitmo?

I got my OFFICIAL DAISY RED RYDER RANGE MODEL 1938 AIR RIFLE BB GUN loaded and ready to do some “homeland security” in the neighborhood this summer.

Check out the interactive map at CyberSquirrel1 and see for yourself.


About the Author:

I am a cybersecurity and IT instructor, cybersecurity analyst, pen-tester, trainer, and speaker. I am an owner of the WyzCo Group Inc. In addition to consulting on security products and services, I also conduct security audits, compliance audits, vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. I also teach Cybersecurity Awareness Training classes. I work as an information technology and cybersecurity instructor for several training and certification organizations. I have worked in corporate, military, government, and workforce development training environments I am a frequent speaker at professional conferences such as the Minnesota Bloggers Conference, Secure360 Security Conference in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, the (ISC)2 World Congress 2016, and the ISSA International Conference 2017, and many local community organizations, including Chambers of Commerce, SCORE, and several school districts. I have been blogging on cybersecurity since 2006 at

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