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Wiper Malware Used in Attack Against Iran’s Train System

30
Jul
2021
Wiper Malware Used in Attack Against Iran’s Train System

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Nearly three weeks ago, Iran’s state railway operator was hit with a cyberattack that was disruptive and – somewhat unusually – also playful.

The attack caused train services to be disrupted as well as the transport ministry’s website to go down, Reuters reported.

But the attack wasn’t just designed for disruption. Attackers also programmed screens at train stations to show a number for travelers to call for more information about the problems.

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