The FBI warns US defense and energy companies from a devastating attack by Iran




FBI called the American companies to be on standby to deal with piracy Iranian sophisticated objectives include, contractors and Department of Defense, and energy companies, and educational institutions, according to Reuters.

The agency noted that this process may be similar to those that drew them “Salins” information security company Cylance last week and targeting critical infrastructure organizations worldwide.

She said, “Salins,” she revealed more than 50 victims suffered a process dubbed “Cleaver process” Operation Cleaver, in 16 countries, including the United States.

Offers the FBI secret sudden – seen by Reuters on Friday – report technical details about the programs and techniques used in the attacks, as well as advice on thwarting hackers attacks. He asked the FBI of companies contacted by the Office if they believe they are victims.

The CEO “Salins” Stuart McClure warning that the FBI indicates that the Iranian-piracy campaign may be larger than revealed by its own research. “This confirms Iran’s determination to penetrate a wide range of critical infrastructure.”

Technical document on the FBI reported that the pirates usually call their attacks from Iranian IP addresses, but these attacks were attributed to the government in Tehran. She said, “Salins” She believes the Iranian government to park behind the campaign, which is strongly denied by Iran.

Reuters quoted an official at the FBI – which did not provide further details – that the office routinely provides warnings for companies to help them fend off cyber threats.

Since 2010, Iran has invested increasingly in electronic capacity, when subjected its nuclear program to the virus known as “Stuxnet” Stuxnet, which is believed widely that it has launched by the United States and Israel.

According to specialists in the field of cyber security, achieved in electronic attacks, they are seeing evidence that the investment pays off Iran. And increasing the involvement of Iranian accusations pirates in sophisticated electronic attacks.

The agency “Bloomberg” reported on Thursday that the pirates Iranian activists were responsible for the devastating attack on the nightclubs operator, “Las Vegas Sands” Las Vegas Sands last February, which Shell thousands of servers by scanning them using malicious software devastating.


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