Publishe Date: 11:07 PM - 4/7/2018 | Print

Probe into cyber attack underway: Iran ICT Minister

Politics - Iran is investigaing the Friday night cyber attack on its small navigation systems, Minister of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) said.

'Tonight some Iranian data centers were targeted by a cyber attack,' Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi said in a Twitter message.

The small navigation systems were shifted to default mode, he wrote, 'Maher Institute controlled the attack and is modifying the systems.'

Based on the preliminary investigations, hackers put the US flag in navigation systems to show protests against US elections and attacks wre not limited to Iran, Jahromi said.

The Iranian ICT minister said that over 95% of navigation systems have been altered to normal mode.

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