Exclusive: Comedy of Errors Led to False ‘Water-Pump Hack’ Report

Jim Mimlitz on vacation in Russia last June with his wife and three daughters. Photo courtesy of 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. The report spawned dozens of ..read more..