In early 2021 it was reported that a malicious hacker managed to gain access to the computer systems of a water treatment plant in California, USA, arbitrarily removing some of the programs used for his daily tasks. The cybercriminal allegedly accessed a staff member’s TeamViewer account, according to the California Regional Intelligence Center.

The report also mentions that the attacker behind this incident managed to log into the system, removing several programs used for water treatment automatically.

Investigators said no malfunctions in the plant’s operation were detected as part of this incident; however an additional report from NBC mentions that…

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