Iranian websites hit by cyber-attacks: minister

October 18, 2017 - 9:59

TEHRAN – Minister of Communication and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said on Tuesday that a number of Iranian websites came under cyber-attacks on Monday night.

Azari Jahromi said the attacks were foiled by cyber-security experts who managed to trace and identify the attackers’ domain, Tasnim reported.

Attaching great importance to cyber-space security, the minister said Iran plans to train some 10,000 cyber-security specialists within the next 4 years to prevent any such attacks on the country’s websites.

MH/PA

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