18 March 2024

The White House warned state officials that “disabling cyberattacks are striking water and wastewater systems throughout the U.S. These attacks have the potential to disrupt the critical lifeline of clean and safe drinking water, as well as impose significant costs on affected communities”. Referring to “recent and ongoing threats”, it noted: “Threat actors affiliated with the Iranian Government Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have carried out malicious cyberattacks against U.S. critical infrastructure entities, including drinking water systems”.

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