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Super Bowl Blackout Wasn’t Caused by Cyberattack

Entergy Corp. has ruled out a cyberattack as a cause of the blackout that interrupted the Super Bowl.

“After a thorough and extensive review of our equipment and operating systems, Entergy has ruled out the possibility of the power outage being caused by a cyber event,” Michael Burns, a spokesman for New Orleans-based Entergy, said today in a telephone interview.