Sanctioned Iranian Airline Claims It Thwarted a Cyberattack
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An Iranian airline, Mahan Air, which has been under US sanctions since 2011, said it came under a cyberattack, which it claims to have thwarted.
Customers of Mahan Air, Mahan Air, which has ties to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard, received strange text messages on Sunday. A group calling itself Hoosyarane-Vatan, or Observants of Fatherland, claimed to have carried out the attack in the mass texts. Hooshyarane-Vatan’s Twitter account repeatedly invoked Ahvaz, a majority-Arab region in southwestern Iran that has seen separatist violence. (Times of Israel)
Related: Iran International | Home Page, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, Middle East Monitor, Israel National News, Al Arabiya, IRNA English, Associated Press, Arutz Sheva News, Press…
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