Iranian Gas Stations Reportedly Struck by Damaging Cyberattack
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Gas stations across Iran malfunctioned on Tuesday, reportedly due to a massive cyberattack, media reports say.
Messages were posted in some hacked systems addressing Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei directly and demanding to know “where is the gas.” The timing of the purported attack comes around two years after nationwide protests of gas shortages in fall 2019. Former Israeli security agency cyber official Harel Menashri told KAN radio that there was a good chance the hacker would have to be a nation-state to accomplish such a widespread hack. (Yonah Jeremy Bob / Jerusalem Post)
Related: Business Standard, The Times of Israel, Hamodia
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