Global Cyber Attack Hits Iran, Hackers Post US Flag on Screens

  • Iranian IT minister Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi said on Saturday that hackers have attacked multiple countries including multiple data centers in Iran. He also posted a screenshot showing the US flag along with message from hackers. However, he said that it’s still not clear who carried out such attack. In a televised report Iran’s IT minister said the worst affected countries include the USA, Europe, and India. 55,000 and 14,000 devices were affected in the USA and China respectively. Just 2 per cent of the devices among the total cyber mayhem across the globe were affected in Iran. Deputy Head of Iran’s IT organization, Hadi Sajadi, said the cyber attack was neutralized within hours and no loss of data reported.