Iranian Petrol Stations Hit by Cyberattack

January 30, 2024

INCIDENT

Iran has accused a hacking group with alleged ties to Israel of carrying out a cyber attack that resulted in service disruptions at petrol stations throughout the country on Monday. The Israeli hacker group Gonjeshke Darande or Predatory Sparrow also claimed responsibility for hacking Iran’s gas stations. Iran’s oil minister, Javad Owji, confirmed that a cyberattack was responsible for the widespread disruption of petrol stations nationwide, and that services had been disrupted at about 70% of Iran’s petrol stations.

Incident Date

December 18, 2023

Location

Iran

Estimated Cost


No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source