Cyber police chief reports 296 serious cyberattacks on Iran vital systems


Iran’s Cyber Police Chief General Kamal Hadianfar said Sun. that there have been 296 serious attacks on the country’s vital infrastructures in 2017, 50% of which were launched from US and China.

Speaking to reporters at a press conference on Sunday, Cyber Police Chief General Kamal Hadianfar said internet crimes have increased by 900 percent since 2011.

According to him, every day over 6 to 7 million cyberattacks are carried out in the country, a large percentage of which are deterred and do not affect systems, infrastructures or internet users.

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Source: Mehr News Agency