Charges filed in cyber attack on East Bay water treatment plant

A 53-year-old Tracy man is facing federal criminal charges in connection with an alleged attack on the computer systems of a Discovery Bay water treatment plant more than two years ago, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Rambler Gallo was a full-time employee of a private Massachusetts-based company that contracted with Discovery Bay to operate the town’s water treatment plant, prosecutors said, citing an indictment that was filed June 27 and unsealed Thursday. The plant provides treatment for the town’s water and wastewater systems for 15,000 residents.

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Source: MSN News