Iran cyber attack was to poison Israelis with chlorine through their drinking water

JNS
Iran ‘opened a Pandora’s box’ in cyber attack on Israeli water system
by Yaakov Lappin
June 2, 2020

The Iranian cyber attack in early April on an Israeli water-treatment facility, designed to get computers to add too much chlorine to the Israeli water supply, represents a new phase in Iranian aggression, a former Israeli defense official has said…According to international media reports, Israel retaliated by paralyzing Iran’s key seaport—the Shahid Rajaee port in the city of Bandar Abbas, which is a strategic hub for Iranian sea imports, exports and trafficking of illicit weapons. “It is not possible to know whether Israel’s reported response will deter Iran, which to a certain extent has opened a “Pandora’s box’ in a cyber attack designed to harm civilians,” said [Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaakov] Amidror. READ MORE

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