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Illinois water plant 'hack' was denied by FBI and DHS and later proved a false alarm

3 updates since Nov 19, 2011, 2:47 AM UTC
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Water Plant Hack
Water Plant Hack

A pump failure at an Illinois water plant was blamed on Russian hackers, but the FBI and DHS found no evidence to support a security breach. It was later discovered the "hack" was an authorized login from a man vacationing in Russia.