Iran is ready to take some legal actions against the United States after several allegations of cyber attacks and threats to their network. According to a report from Tasnim news, where they hold an interview with the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, General Gholamrea Jalali.
It’s not like there are no allegations on Iran as they were also involved in a controversy where they were involved in trying to hack U.S. presidential campaign. The grounds like Phosphorus were involved in the attack on the Unnamed Presidential campaign. These attacks were done in the time frame of August and September where more than 2700 attempts were made to get information about email accounts for Microsoft customers and after that 241 accounts were attacked later on.
These accounts were of U.S. government officials who were part of the government and some of them are working for the government right now. This announcement from Microsoft comes at the time when there is so much talk of hacking of 2020 election jus like the Russian hacking in 2016.
All these attacks mentioned by Microsoft were not so much sophisticated and a lot of personal information was used in order to get information about the account. It shows that the group Phosphorous is ready to spend a lot of time and effort in hacking the information about the U.S. government officials.
According to the report from the New York Times, the re-elections campaign of President Donald Trump is an attack from Iranian hackers. While there is no information about any infrastructure to be a target as of right now.
The cyber attacks have become so common nowadays and the governments of every country are working on different ways to prevent such attacks. You can keep up to date about these legal actions from Iran in the U.S. to get all the latest news