Cybersecurity Alert!

From Bruce Berger, Executive Director of Maine Water Utilities Association:
Good Day,
I just received a call from a utility here in Maine. There have been several security breaches within Maine for two confirmed utilities that are being held hostage. There may possibly be a third.
In this case as was other cases across the US, the vulnerable point is Windows 7. If any utilities have a windows 7 based system they need to upgrade ASAP. Secondarily any and all PLC’s are also vulnerable and need to have security measures implemented ASAP.

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