Compromise of U.S. Water Treatment Facility

Original release date: February 11, 2021

In response to recent events where unidentified cyber actors obtained unauthorized access to the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system at a U.S. drinking water treatment facility, CISA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center have released joint Cybersecurity Advisory AA21-042A: Compromise of U.S. Water Treatment Facility. This advisory outlines how cyber criminals exploit desktop sharing software and end-of-life operating systems to gain unauthorized access to systems.

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Compromise of U.S. Water Treatment Facility

Original release date: February 11, 2021

In response to recent events where unidentified cyber actors obtained unauthorized access to the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system at a U.S. drinking water treatment facility, CISA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center have released joint Cybersecurity Advisory AA21-042A: Compromise of U.S. Water Treatment Facility. This advisory outlines how cyber criminals exploit desktop sharing software and end-of-life operating systems to gain unauthorized access to systems.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

Verify Your Valentine

Original release date: February 11, 2021

This Valentine’s Day, before you go looking for love in all the wrong chat rooms, CISA reminds users to be wary of internet romance scams. At first, cyber criminals promise the reward of romance after adopting an alias to appear as a potential partner. Once your heart is hooked on hope, they turn the tables. The scammer with the illusive identity will ask for money, making promises of phony matrimony, as they finagle funds from you as a fake fiancée.

If you don’t know who you are doting on when you are dating, be cautious with your cash and keep it.    

For more information, review CISA’s Tip on Staying Safe on Social Networking Sites. If you believe you have been a victim of a romance scam, file a report with:

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

Verify Your Valentine

Original release date: February 11, 2021

This Valentine’s Day, before you go looking for love in all the wrong chat rooms, CISA reminds users to be wary of internet romance scams. At first, cyber criminals promise the reward of romance after adopting an alias to appear as a potential partner. Once your heart is hooked on hope, they turn the tables. The scammer with the illusive identity will ask for money, making promises of phony matrimony, as they finagle funds from you as a fake fiancée.

If you don’t know who you are doting on when you are dating, be cautious with your cash and keep it.    

For more information, review CISA’s Tip on Staying Safe on Social Networking Sites. If you believe you have been a victim of a romance scam, file a report with:

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.