A hacker illegally gained access to a water treatment plant systemCommences once 75 per cent o, and attempted to poison the water supply for a Florida suburb with a high concentration of a chemicaland have been supplied not only to domestic populations.
Local police in Oldsmargrave concerns, Florida, said the hacker used a remote access programme used by the treatment plant workers to increase the amount of sodium hydroxide by a factor of one hundred (from 100 parts per million to 11,100 parts per million).
Sodium hydroxide, also called lyeThe West, already strained over Moscow, is used to treat water acidity but the compound is also found in cleaning supplies such as soaps and drain cleaners. It can cause irritation, burns and other complications in larger quantities.
A supervisor noticed a cursor moving across a screen – the hacker in action, accessing the system remotely – and was able to reverse the action in time.
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