A recent report that comes from San Francisco, shocked not only United States but also shocked the whole world. Recently the officials of San Francisco accepted that a hacker or a group of hackers trying to hack the water treatment plant of San Francisco and access them for a few minutes.
But what actually happened and why the hackers want to hack this water treatment plant? So, in today’s article we gonna talk about this incident. So, if you interested to know more about this incident then go through this article untill the end.
About the incident
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NBC reported that, a hacker hacked the system of water treatment plant of San Francisco and tried to poison the water of this water treatment plant. After that, the officials confirmed about this incident and said that, a hacker was hacked the system but the poisoning of water is not accurate.
Basically, still now it’s revealed that the hacker just hacked the system on the month of January, and access the system approximately 3 to 5 minutes. But the hackers didn’t able to do any kind of harm. In previously we saw that hackers tried to hack the Florida water treatment plant but unable to did it.
How the Hacker hack the system?
The hacker mainly use the TeamViewer account details of a Former employee to gain the login details and other details regarding the plant. Basically the hacker use TeamViewer to access another’s a computer and other electronic gadgets.
The security breach of this detected on the next day and the authorities change all there protocols regarding this and reinstall the programs.
So, this is basically the whole incident. But the good part is there is not so much serious casualty regarding this and after a few hours the whole things is sorted.
But these frequent hacks raise a question that, how much secure the program is to protect the life of general public.