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FBI probes into Pennsylvanian water utility hack by pro-Iran group

November 29, 2023


Municipal Water Authority of Aliquippa (MWAA), a water utility in the state of Pennsylvania, has entered a federal and state investigation after a breach in one of its equipment by pro-Iran hacking group Cyber Av3ngers.

On Friday, the attackers breached a piece of Israeli-made equipment used by the water utility, calling it “fair game” amid the ongoing Israeli-Hamas war. The breach has caused one of its water pump stations to be operated manually until the automated systems are operational again.

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