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Hackers Tried to Poison California Water Supply in Major Cyber Attack

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Newsweek
Newsweek
 2021-06-18
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A hacker accessed the system of a California water treatment plant in January and deleted several programs used to treat drinking water. NBC News reported on Thursday that an unidentified hacker carried out the attack on an unspecified water treatment plant on January 15 in the San Francisco Bay Area by using the username and password of a former employee at the facility.

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