Iran: Cyberattack Targets Gas Stations And Alters Billboards

Iran: Cyberattack Targets Gas Stations And Alters Billboards

Andrew H. Sweet

On Tuesday, gas stations across Iran were hit by a cyberattack, halting some fuel sales and altering billboards to messages challenging the regime's ability to distribute fuel.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which aimed at undermining Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Altered billboards displayed messages such as "Khamenei! Where is our gasoline?"

Iranians rely on subsidies to fuel their vehicles, as the country is in dire economic straits due to economic mismanagement and crippling sanctions.

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