Iranian hackers attacked several institutions in the United States

Photo: EPA

Hackers linked to Iran have broken into multiple organizations in the United States, the FBI, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Cyber ​​Security and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Israel's National Cyber ​​Directorate said.

They did not say how many organizations were hacked, and the institutions attacked included those in "energy production, food, beverages and healthcare".

Cyber ​​security experts say that while there is no evidence of Iranian involvement in the October 7 Hamas attack on Israel that sparked the Gaza war, they expected Iranian and pro-Palestinian hackers to carry out cyber attacks on Israel and its allies.

It is not known whether the hackers tried to penetrate deeper into the cyber networks of various organizations.

The agencies' report states that the access they gained allowed for "deeper cyber-physical effects on processes and equipment."

Experts say many water utilities have not paid enough attention to cyber security.

Security agencies claim that the hackers, who call themselves the Cyber ​​Av3ngers, are linked to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, which the United States designated a foreign terrorist organization in 2019.

Dear reader,

Our access to web content is free, because we believe in equality in information, regardless of whether someone can pay or not. Therefore, in order to continue our work, we ask for the support of our community of readers by financially supporting the Free Press. Become a member of Sloboden Pechat to help the facilities that will enable us to deliver long-term and quality information and TOGETHER let's ensure a free and independent voice that will ALWAYS BE ON THE PEOPLE'S SIDE.

SUPPORT A FREE PRESS.
WITH AN INITIAL AMOUNT OF 60 DENARS

Video of the day