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Cyber ​​attack causes massive fuel starvation in Iran


The current general fuel breakdown in Iran is due to a “Cyberattack”, said Tuesday, October 26 the highest security authority in the country.

“The Supreme National Security Council confirmed that it was a cyberattack against the computer fuel distribution system”, reported state television, which earlier reported a blackout across the country “Due to disruptions in the computer system”.

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“Details of the attack and its origin are under investigation”, added the same source, without further details.

On television, the official channels showed this Tuesday closed gas stations in front of which stretched out queues.

An offline computer system

Shortly before the announcement of the Supreme National Security Council, “Officials concerned” had declared not to exclude that it could be a cyberattack as evoked by Iranian social networks, always according to the television of State. “An urgent meeting is held at the Iranian National Petroleum Products Distribution Company to resolve the problem”, said his spokesperson Fatemeh Kahi, quoted by state television.

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And in Tehran, technicians from the Petroleum Ministry took the computer system of a few gas stations offline to dispense fuel manually, TV reported later today.

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The conservative news agency Fars, for its part, has linked this blackout to the anniversary of November 15, 2019, the date on which violent protests erupted in Iran after the announcement of a sudden increase in the price of gasoline. The government “Has no plan to increase the price of gasoline and people shouldn’t be worried”, promised this Tuesday the Minister of the Interior Ahmad Vahidi, questioned by the public broadcasting.



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