Who Got Hacked This Week? January 13 Edition

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Businesses Warned Ahead of Potential Iranian Hacks

Iran vowed revenge after a U.S. airstrike ordered by President Donald Trump killed the country’s top general Qasem Soleimani earlier this month. While recent missile strikes conducted by Iran against U.S. bases in Iraq was the first public move to respond to the killing, analysts say Iran’s next retaliatory move may be targeted cyberattacks.

“Iran has historically turned to cyber operations when they wanted to exert national power without provoking a direct military confrontation with the United States and its allies,” said Sean Kanuck, a former U.S. national intelligence officer for cyber, in an interview with Air Force Magazine.

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