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Comedy of Errors Led to False 'water-Pump Hack' Report


Jim Mimlitz at Frankfort Airport

Jim Mimlitz at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, during a layover last June on his way to Russia.

Credit: Jim Mimlitz

It was the broken water pump heard 'round the world. Cyberwar watchers took notice this month when a leaked intelligence memo claimed Russian hackers had remotely destroyed a water pump at an Illinois utility.

From Wired
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