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Iran will reciprocate cyber attack by US: Army commander saysIran will reciprocate cyber attack by the United States or its allies, head of the Operations Department of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier-General Ali Shadmani said on Wednesday.Ahlul Bayt News Agency – Iran will reciprocate cyber attack by the United States or its allies, head of the Operations Department of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier-General Ali Shadmani said on Wednesday. The official noted that any cyber attack against Tehran would be risky for the US and its allies. Cyber warfare refers to hacking to conduct sabotage and espionage. He said that enemies of the Islamic Republic of Iran tried all their means in different economic, cultural, social, military and security fields in the past three decades to deal a blow to the Islamic Revolution, but to no avail.
IDG News Service – Google said late Sunday that an attack mounted against its Gmail service targeted users primarily located in Iran, although the company has taken steps to block further interception attempts.
Google discovered that attackers had acquired a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate valid for any website in the google.com domain. The SSL certificate is used to vouch for the authenticity of websites and protect against security threats such as “man-in-the-middle” attacks.