The industrial control systems that water districts use to manage valves, pipes, and other infrastructure are notoriously open to attack.
The most common vulnerabilities: remote-access networks, obvious passwords, and software so old that the manufacturer had stopped making fixes to protect against intruders.
The worst part – an IBM study found that vulnerabilities are known for years often “remain untouched because organizations are afraid to make any changes that might cause downtime.”More Son of a Breach Humor
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