U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems on Thursday as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike in response to Iranâs downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, U.S. officials said Saturday.
Two officials told The Associated Press that the strikes were conducted with approval from Trump. A third official confirmed the broad outlines of the strike. All spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly about the operation.
The cyberattacks â a contingency plan developed over weeks amid escalating tensions â disabled Iranian computer systems that controlled its rocket and missile launchers, the officials said. Two of the officials said the attacks, which specifically targeted Iranâs Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps computer system, were provided as options after Iranian forces...
Iran is permitted to make low-enriched uranium for running power plants, but now they are claiming to be getting up to higher enriched uranium with which they can make nuclear weapons. Supposing nothing is done about it, I wonder which country they will attack first. Israel?