A North American water treatment plant has been compromised

Wyatt A. Travnichek, a Kansas citizen, 22, has been charged for allegedly tampering with the public drinking water system and recklessly damaging a protected computer during unauthorised access.

The incident took place on 27th of March 2019 and during the access to the computer system, the cybercriminal shut down cleaning and disinfection processes at facilities belonging to the Post Rock Rural Water District.