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Argentina Isn’t Ruling Out a Cyberattack in Major Power Outage

Tony Czuczka
Argentina Isn’t Ruling Out a Cyberattack in Major Power Outage

(Bloomberg) -- A huge power failure cut off electricity in all of Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday morning, according to media reports and a regional utility.

Parts of Brazil and Paraguay also were affected, the BBC reported.

A “massive failure in the electrical interconnection system” has left “all of Argentina and Uruguay without power,” Edesur Argentina, a power company serving more than 2.5 million customers, said on Twitter.

(Corrects countries affected in the second paragraph.)

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