The Israeli “high-level security cabinet” has reportedly condemned an “Iranian cyber attack” on Tel Aviv’s civil water infrastructure, according to the Times of Israel. The participants of the meeting were reportedly forced to sign confidentiality forms.

The alleged attack in question that reportedly took place in late April was described by one of Israeli officials as a “significant escalation” by Iran that “crossed a red line” as it targeted civil facilities. Officials note that the attack did little damage, despite minor problems reported in local councils.

“This is an attack that goes against all the codes of war. Even from the Iranians we didn’t expect something like this”, the official said, quoted by the report.
According to the report, Tel Aviv is currently mulling responses.

The alleged attack took place in late April and was first reported by Fox News, after the Water Authority and the Israel National Cyber Directorate announced an “attempted cyber breach on water command and control systems”. Reports alleged that Iran used American servers for the cyber breach – something that was never acknowledged by the US.

Tehran has denied responsibility for the attack.

“The Iranian government does not engage in cyberwarfare,” said Alireza Miryousefi, a spokesman for Iran’s Mission to the United Nations in New York.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu often accuses Iran of cyber attacks, claiming that hacks are made on a “daily basis” and that Tel Aviv “monitors and prevents it every day”, which Iran has repeatedly denied.

In January, the Israeli Energy Minister claimed that the country had neutralized “a very serious” cyber attack targeting one of the nation’s main power stations.

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Source: Sputnik

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Gryz
Gryz
2020-05-13 00:22

“Israeli officials as a “significant escalation” by Iran that “crossed a red line” as it targeted civil facilities.” ==> Joke of the century. No sorry, joke of the millennia, coming from none other than Israel, criminal in chief of the current world order, and its systematic abuse of all kinds essentially centered against civilian populations. Populations that they break/kill/maim/torture/harass/kidnap/imprison/dispossess/destroy/flatten/despise/insult/taunt on a pretty much daily basis everywhere they can, in occupied territories and beyond. “Breaking the codes of war” coming from an army of cowards that has none. My gosh their Chutzpah has reached galactic highs, it’s official !

humanofworld
humanofworld
2020-05-13 00:33

Israelis accuse empty stuff to have an excuse for their future inhumane operations.
Israelis are a terrorist nation worse than ISIS

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gzman501
2020-05-13 16:09

Since Iran was accused of a crime, why were ‘participants’ required to sign confidentiality agreements? Something smells. Israel has committed cyber warfare against practically every country in the world, in Iran as well, causing untold damage (not even mentioning their assassinations)….but lets not mention Israeli crimes, right? It’s amazing the nerve and gall of Israeli lies of omission. But the goy will willingly eat their c**p lies and continue to send them billion$. Iran crossed a ‘line’. What a total joke. Israel has no lines when it comes to lies and murder.

Eddy
Eddy
2020-05-13 00:41

Whom do YOU trust: Iranians or Israelis? Don’t make me come up there!