Hacked: 10 Targets Other Than Your PC

By Jordan Robertson - 2012-07-17T21:59:05Z

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Water Wars

Here's a further reason to stock up on bottled water for emergencies: cyber attacks. A report in June by the Department of Homeland Security said that water plants were targeted 81 times last year, up from two incidents the year before. The attacks accounted for about 40 percent of the 198 online assaults in 2011 against U.S. control systems, which run critical infrastructure such as water plants.