Hackers break into water system network

Thursday, 2 November 2006, 12:18 AM EST

An infected laptop gave hackers access to computer systems at a Harrisburg, Pa., water treatment plant earlier this month.

The plant's systems were accessed in early October after an employee's laptop computer was compromised via the Internet, and then used as an entry point to install a computer virus and spyware on the plant's computer system, according to a report by ABC News.

At Computerworld.

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