“FBI warns of Iranian hackers”




In a confidential document, the FBI warned US companies to be wary of Iranian hackers. Especially defense and energy companies would be the target, like a number of educational institutions.

The warnings have been expressed in a confidential document by Reuters recognized . The so-called flash report provides insight into the techniques of attack and malware that would use the Iranian hackers to penetrate at US companies, according to Reuters. The FBI would also have discovered that the Iranian hacking program is larger than originally thought. FBI executive Stuart McClure would have said it underscores the plans of Iran to cripple major US infrastructure.

Some companies were identified that are potential targets of the hackers. In addition, it is also about companies and organizations outside the United States. The FBI encourages companies to report if they think to have become victim of hackers.

Although the FBI talks about Iranian hackers Iranian government is not designated as a perpetrator, even if they have been accused. Two IP addresses would have been identified from Iran which are hacking attempts. The FBI and the US government declined to comment on the reports Reuters.

The last time the United States has had a lot to contend with hack attempts. Recently there was a burglary at the White House servers. Besides Iranian many Chinese hackers would have it in for US government agencies and companies. China could even top the list are with countries that commit cyber attacks.

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