10 Feb 2021

Florida Water Utility Hack Highlights Risks to Critical Infrastructure

Last Friday, a hacker attempted to poison the town of Oldsmar, Florida’s water supply by increasing the percentage of lye by a factor of 111 through remotely accessing the town’s water treatment location. An operator quickly caught the mistake and reversed the potentially deadly changes, alerting law enforcement. Although an

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09 Feb 2021

Hacker Tries to Poison Water Supply of Florida Town

According to Oldsmar officials, a threat actor was able to remotely access the IT system of the town’s water treatment facility. The hacker raised the levels of sodium hydroxide in the water. The act could have been deadly if the lye was not quickly noticed and fixed. The attack happened

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