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Hacker broke into Florida water treatment plant; tried to increase amount of chemical found in drain cleaner

The Oldsmar water treatment facility, pictured, was targeted in Friday's hack

By REUTERS and HARRIET ALEXANDER

FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

Hackers broke into a water treatment facility that serves the town of Oldsmar in Florida on Friday and attempted to poison the water supply, the Pinellas County Sheriff said on Monday.

The amount of sodium hydroxide, also known as lye, was momentarily increased from 100 parts per million to 11,100 parts per million.

‘In these mega quantities, it’s a caustic substance,’ said Sheriff Bob Gualtieri.

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