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Brazil Power Outage

Cyber Attacks Caused Brazil Power Outages

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

(CBS) -- A series of power outages affecting millions of people in Brazil in 2005 and 2007 were the result of cyber attacks, "60 Minutes" has learned....

Brazil's Big Blackout of 2009

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris McGowan

Our home was plunged into darkness, as was our block, the city, the state, much of eighteen states in Brazil, and Paraguay. An estimated 60 million people were without power for three hours or more.