US cyberattack took out Iran’s ability to target oil tankers: report

US cyberattack took out Iran’s ability to target oil tankers: report

Posted August 28, 2019

US cyberattack took out Iran’s ability to target oil tankers: report

Source: The Hill
By: Maggie Miller
Published: August 28, 2019

* A cyberattack carried out by U.S. Cyber Command against Iran in June severely impacted a database used by Iran to target oil tankers, The New York Times reported Wednesday.
* U.S. Cyber Command targeted a network run by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, Iran’s paramilitary forces, that U.S. intelligence reported was involved in an attack on American oil tankers earlier this year.