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November 21st, 2011
09:32 AM ET

Feds investigating Illinois water pump failure as possible cyber attack

A federal investigation is now underway into an alleged cyber attack that may have caused the public water system in Springfield, Illinois to break down. Although no definite conclusions have been reached, there are reports that the computer that hacked the utility may have been traced to Russia.

Carol Costello speaks to Dave Aitel, president and CEO of software security firm Immunity, to discuss just how vulnerable our our nation's utilities are to cyber attacks.

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