Iran Tensions Could Prompt Cyberattacks, U.S. Fears

“Iran Tensions Could Prompt Cyberattacks, U.S. Fears,” by Dustin Volz wsj.com.

“Researchers say they have seen suspected Iran-backed phishing attacks target government and private sector in past week. Iran may attempt to retaliate against the U.S. with disruptive cyberattacks if tensions between the two nations over a series of incidents across the Middle East continue to escalate, according to current and former U.S. officials, as multiple cybersecurity firms said they had already seen signs Tehran is targeting relevant computer networks for intrusion.”

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