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Iran’s central bank target of cyber attack amid nationwide protests

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 The Central Bank of Iran on Wednesday confirmed a cyber attack on its systems that briefly took the institution s website offline A bank spokesperson told the Tasnim news agency that the institution was the target of a denial of service DDoS attack which overwhelmed the victims servers with a flood of data requests to cripple them A hacker group claimed responsibility in a Telegram channel citing solidarity with ongoing nationwide protests in Iran following the death of a young woman who was arrested by the morality police Other Iranian government websites were also said to be the target of attacks on Wednesday but official information was not given NewsSourceCredit NAN
Iran’s central bank target of cyber attack amid nationwide protests

1 The Central Bank of Iran  on Wednesday confirmed a cyber attack on its systems that briefly took the institution’s website offline.

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2 A bank spokesperson told the Tasnim news agency that the institution was the target of a denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, which overwhelmed the victims’ servers with a flood of data requests to cripple them.

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3 A hacker group claimed responsibility in a Telegram channel, citing solidarity with ongoing nationwide protests in Iran following the death of a young woman who was arrested by the morality police.

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4 Other Iranian government websites were also said to be the target of attacks on Wednesday, but official information was not given.

5 NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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