Hackers from U.S., UK targeted Iranian media websites: ICT Ministry

February 12, 2018

TEHRAN – On Sunday the Information and Communications Technology Ministry issued a report on the Saturday night cyber-attacks against several Iranian media outlets, saying the websites were attacked from the United States and Britain.

According to the report, the websites of Ghanoon, Arman and Setare Sobh newspapers were targeted on Saturday night, and the three websites can be targeted again.

The report said security issues were one of the important factors that led to the attacks. It also published the names of 27 more websites with similar issues.

MH/PA

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