Tehran 0
23 July 2020

Iranian diplomatic spokesperson remarked that “thousands of cyber attacks are conducted against the country’s infrastructures on a daily basis, which is nothing new; most of them are repelled without any effect… in recent months, several broader cyber attacks have taken place on the country’s infrastructures, which, based on technical analyses, can be said to have been supported or carried out by some governments”. Maintaining that “recent fires have nothing to do with cyber attacks”, he went on to state that “it is very natural to say that from now on, the U.S. government will be the main suspect of any cyber attack waged on Iran, unless it is proven otherwise”, adding: “Iran reserves the legitimate right to take appropriate reciprocal measures in due course. Iran may use any means, whether cyberspace or other weapons, to defend itself against cyber attacks”.

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