US Cyber Attack on Iran’s Weapon System
After US drone shot down by Iran, it is reported that the USA hit Iran’s Weapon System by US Cyber Attack. News is coming from authentic sources that the US Cyber Attack on Iran’s Weapon system is carried out as a retaliatory digital strike. Remember that Iran shot down the US drone last week. So in result Trump government launch the US cyber attack on Iran’s weapon system. As we all know that in the past the US and Israel damaged the Iran Nuclear system by a very strong computer virus named Stuxnet. Now the USA is planning for a counter attack on Iran, but the initial attack is a digital attack.
Read my statement on Iranian cybersecurity threats below. pic.twitter.com/qh7Zp9DBMY
— Chris Krebs (@CISAKrebs) June 22, 2019
Reasons behind US Cyber Attack on Iran’s Weapon System
- US drone was shot down by Iran in the last week.
- Iran’s Nuclear weapons.
- Uranium enrichment.
- Iran’s ongoing Nuclear projects.
The associated press confirms the US cyber attack on Iran’s weapon system. US President Donald Trump give approval of this digital strike. Moreover, it happens on the same day when Trump approves airstrike on Iran.
US cyber attack targets the Intelligence group of Iran. This intelligence group is responsible for the attack on US drone as well as the attacks on the Army ships. This US attack targets the Iranian command and control units. Moreover, the Iranian missile systems are also the main target of this US cyber attack on Iran’s weapon system.
Who initiated US Retaliatory Cyber Attack
The US cyber command initiated this cyber attack. This retaliatory counter-attack happened after the approval of Donald Trump. The reason is that the US wants revenge because Iran shot down US drone as well as attacked US oil tankers in the sea.
Iran’s Response on the US Cyber Attack on Iran’s Weapon System
There is no response from Iran’s administration on this US digital attack. It seems there are tensions between the US and Iran administrations. If the tensions remain, there are very much chances of more retaliatory attacks from the US as well as the huge sanctions from the US on Iran.
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