US Reportedly Launched Cyber Attacks On Iran After Drone Downing

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The United States launched cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network this week after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, various US media outlets reported on Saturday.

After ordering and swiftly canceling a retaliatory military strike against Iran after the drone shootdown, President Donald Trump authorized US Cyber Command to carry out a retaliatory cyber attack, which crippled systems used to control missile launches.

Intelligence officials were cited as saying the US targeted a spying group responsible for tracking ships in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, where Washington has blamed Iran for two recent mine attacks on oil tankers.

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{Matzav.com}

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