Former contractor accused of remotely accessing town's water treatment facility

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A federal grand jury has indicted a former employee of a contractor operating a California town’s wastewater treatment facility, alleging that he remotely turned off critical systems and could have endangered public health and safety. 53-year-old Rambler Gallor of Tracy, California, held a full-time position at a Massachusetts company that was contracted by the town of Discovery Bay to operate its water treatment plant. Gallor is said to have had an “instrumentation and control tech” role at the plant, which he did from July 2016 to December 2020. However, according to the indictment, Gallor…

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