[ISN] Iran oil ministry denies cyber attack

http://en.trend.az/regions/iran/2164035.html By R. Zamanov Trend.Az 22 June 2013 Iran Oil Ministry’s Director for Information and Communication Technology Ahmad Tolayi rejected the reports of a cyber attack on the ministry’s computer network, the IRNA News Agency reported. The oil ministry’s website is down due to some technical problems with optical fibers, Tolayi explained. He further said that the security of oil ministry’s computer network is considerably high and any hacking attempt would fail. Earlier today the Mehr News Agency reported that on Friday noon hackers launched an attack on the websites of Iran’s oil ministry, the National Iranian Oil Company and some other companies affiliated to the oil ministry. The report said that the hackers failed to penetrate into the Iranian Oil Ministry’s computer network. According to the officials the hackers failed to leave any impact on the data system and gather any vital information, the Mehr News Agency reported. […] _______________________________________________ ISN mailing list ISN@lists.infosecnews.org http://lists.infosecnews.org/mailman/listinfo/isn_lists.infosecnews.org