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Hacker Tried to Poison Florida City’s Water Present, Police Announce

Hacker Tried to Poison Florida City’s Water Present, Police Announce

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On Monday officers from Pinellas County in Florida announced that an unidentified hacker remotely received access to a panel that controls the City of Oldsmar's water medication gadget, and altered a environment that will presumably well have enormously elevated the amount of sodium hydroxide within the water offer.During a press convention, Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri acknowledged that a sound operator noticed the switch and speedy reversed it, however signaled that the hacking try used to be a extreme threat to the metropolis's water offer. Sodium hydroxide is always acknowledged as lye and must be deadly if ingested in orderly amounts."The hacker modified the sodium hydroxide from about one hundred capabilities per million, to 11,100 capabilities per million," Gualtieri ackno...