U.K. Power Grid is Under Attack From Hackers Every Minute

The U.K. government is one step ahead of hackers trying to turn off the country’s lights — for now.

The prospect of cyber-attacks on the nation’s power network is a major threat to the country’s security, according to James Arbuthnot, a member of parliament who chaired the Defense Select Committee until last year. He plans to visit National Grid Plc (NG/) next month to discuss the issue.