On May 9, shipping traffic at Iran’s busy Shahid Rajaee port terminal came to a sudden and inexplicable halt. Namely, the computers all crashed at once, leading to massive backups on waterways and roads.
A secret cyber-attack that took place against Iran during June wiped out a significant database that Iran’s paramilitary arm uses, in order to plan attacks against oil tankers. This attack degraded Tehran’s capability of covertly targeting shipping traffic in the Persian Gulf, at least temporarily, senior American officials told the New York Times.
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