Immediately after Saudi Arabia oil attacks, experts speculated an escalation of cyber attacks against Iranian oil infrastructure as retaliation.
Today Iran denied that its oil infrastructure had been successfully hit by a cyber attacks.
“Contrary to Western media claims, investigations done today show no successful cyber attack was made on the country’s oil installations and other crucial infrastructure,” reads a statement published by the government’s cyber security office.
Despite the statement, security experts believe that a cyber offensive against Iranian infrastructure is onoing.
The cause of the outage affecting online industrial and government platforms is not clear, but it could be consistent with a cyber attack.
“Data are consistent with a cyber attack or unplanned technical incident on affected networks as opposed to a purposeful withdrawal or shutdown incident,” it added.
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