US Fears More Iranian Cyberattacks After Exit From Iran Deal


Pentagon cyberwarfare analysts are worried about a new wave of Iranian cyberattacks after President Trump announced Tuesday that the U.S. would exit the Iran nuclear agreement.

The New York Times reports that U.S. and Israeli cybersecurity officials are preparing for the possibility of cyberattacks from Iranian hackers, while security firm Crowdstrike reported this week a “notable” shift of Iranian activity.

“Iran has upped its game faster than analysts anticipated,” Olsen said, adding that Iran “is now among our most sophisticated nation-state adversaries. We can anticipate those capabilities could well be turned against the U.S.”


Read more at The Hill.



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