Russia-linked Hacking Group Suspected of Water Facility Cyberattack

The Russia-linked cyberattack caused a tank overflow in Muleshoe, Texas. The incident coincided with similar suspicious cyber activities in other Texas towns, which prompted an FBI investigation. These incidents underscore the broader vulnerability of US water systems (drinking and waste water) to cyber threats. A national security appeal advised enhancing cyber defenses for water facilities across the country.



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