Israel Water Monitoring Systems in Cyber Attack

April 17, 2023


Several water monitors – which oversee irrigation systems and wastewater treatment systems – were not operational this past Sunday after a cyber attack targeted the systems.
Specifically, water controllers for irrigating fields in Israel’s Jordan Valley suffered damage along with control systems for the Galil Sewage Corporation.
Workers for the two systems worked throughout the day to get the systems back up and running. The source of the cyberattack, however, is unknown, according to a report in the Jerusalem Post.

Incident Date

April 9, 2023



Estimated Cost

Unknown, but 10 water controllers were shut down, temporarily stopping irrigation systems on affected farms.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified