US conducted cyber-attacks against Iran’s missile systems

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US Cyber Command conducted cyber-attacks against Iran’s computer systems that control rocket and missile launches, The Washington Post reports. According to The Washington Post sources, the offensive strikes were approved by President Trump, based on the proposal by Pentagon in response to alleged Iranian attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks, which didn’t involve any casualties, took place along with the decision by President Trump to call back conventional strikes because they would not be “proportionate.'' Iran’s telecommunications minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi confirmed there are attempts of cyber-attacks, but denied their success, AlJazeera reports.

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