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Russia-linked hacking group suspected of carrying out cyberattack on Texas water facility, cybersecurity firm says

Posted on AllSides April 17th, 2024
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From the City of Muleshoe, Texas

A hacking group with ties to the Russian government is suspected of carrying out a cyberattack in January that caused a tank at a Texas water facility to overflow, experts from US cybersecurity firm Mandiant said Wednesday.

The hack in the small town of Muleshoe, in north Texas, coincided with at least two other towns in north Texas taking precautionary defensive measures after detecting suspicious cyber activity on their networks, town officials told CNN. The FBI has been investigating the hacking activity, one of the officials said.

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