Florida Water Agency Confirms it Responded to Cyberattack

December 13, 2023

INCIDENT

A regulatory agency in Florida that oversees the long-term supply of drinking water confirmed that it responded to a cyberattack over the last week as the top cybersecurity agencies in the U.S. warned of foreign attacks on water utilities.

A spokesperson for the St. Johns River Water Management District, which works closely with utilities on water supply issues, confirmed that it “identified suspicious activity in its information technology environment” and that “containment measures have been successfully implemented.”

Incident Date

December 6, 2023

Estimated Cost


No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source