It's not just Texas, New Mexico and Arizona that have to worry about this either, a warning about potential cyberattacks on water systems is in place across the country.

When it comes to being attacked by other countries, or even internal traitors, It's not just about bombs and blowing stuff up anymore. Attacks on our infrastructure could be just as damaging, if not worse.

At the very least, poisoning the water for example, could weaken us and make a "traditional" assault much easier for the enemy.

In late 2023, a group linked to Iran known as the "Cyber Av3ngers," used cyberattacks against several targets including one in Pennsylvania. In early 2024, a group linked to Russia tried to hack several systems in Texas.

Today, May 20, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued an enforcement alert outlining the urgent cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities to community drinking water systems and the steps these systems need to take to comply with the Safe Drinking Water Act. The alert is part of a government-wide effort – led by the National Security Council and the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency – to reduce the nation’s infrastructure and cybersecurity vulnerabilities. EPA is issuing this alert because threats to, and attacks on, the nation’s water system have increased in frequency and severity to a point where additional action is critical. - EPA

Read that last part again.

The EPA, (Environmental Protection Agency) added that over 70 percent of the water systems they inspected did NOT comply with the Safe Drinking Water Act regulations.

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