Albania Claims New Cyberattack on Day the US Sanctions Iran for July Attack

Albania said it suffered another cyberattack on the day the U.S. announced sanctions against Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) for an attack launched against Tirana’s government computer systems in July.

“The national police’s computer systems were hit Friday by a cyberattack which, according to initial information, was committed by the same actors who in July attacked the country’s public and government service systems,” the ministry said in a statement Saturday, according to Agence France-Presse.

To neutralize the cyberattack, Albanian authorities shut down computer control systems at seaports, airports and border posts, according to the statement.

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Source: VOA