Prison » Iran is likely to launch cyber attacks on Western businesses in retaliation for Trump withdrawing from the nuclear deal, security experts warn

Daily Mail
May 10, 2018

Iran is likely to launch cyber attacks on Western countries ‘within months’ in retaliation for the U.S. ripping up the nuclear deal, experts warn.

‘All bets are off’ with Donald Trump’s move to reinstate tough sanctions as the Islamic regime was angry and saw no reason not to use its capabilities in response.

Most at risk were banks and financial services, government departments, critical infrastructure providers, and oil and energy firms.

Planning for suck attacks was likely already underway, according to intelligence received by researchers at cyber security firm Recorded Future.

They said a former Iranian state-backed hacker revealed more than 50 operatives were competing for government-directed cyber attacks.

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This article was posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 7:20 am

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