Deputy Minister of Roads and Transportation and Head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) says some of Iran’s port operators have come under cyberattacks whose sources were abroad.
Iran has dismissed reports by some Western media claiming that the country’s vital infrastructure and oil facilities had come under cyber-attack.
It was first in July 2010 when the United States launched a serious cyber-attack against Iran. At the time, it was said that a virus named Stuxnet was used for damaging the computer systems that controlled Iranian nuclear industry.
Tehran says that recent U.S. cyber-attacks against Iranian missile control systems have failed to cause any disruptions.
TEHRAN – Information and Communications Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Jahromi said yesterday that Iran has progressed significantly in boosting its cyber defense capability.
TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization says the Americans were pursuing projects such as Nitro Zeus when the nuclear agreement was reached, stressing such facts show that U.S. threats have changed from full-scale wars to cyber-attacks. “The recent remarks by the U.S. secretary of state showed that they have maintained their cyber tools […]