Israel’s National Cyber Array issued a notification that cyberattacks have been launched against a variety of water control critical infrastructure targets.

The Cyber Array report noted it was informed on April 23 that attacks had been launched on control and control systems of wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and sewers.  In response the agency is calling for organizations operating in these areas to take several immediate steps.

“The system calls on companies and entities in the energy and water sectors to immediately exchange passwords from the Internet to the control systems, reduce Internet connectivity and ensure that the most up-to-date version of controllers is installed,” the National Cyber Array said.

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