“In late April, as Israel was busy managing its response to the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s National Water Authority was struck by a large-scale cyberattack”

The Iranian-Israeli Conflict Goes Online
by Ilan Berman
May 26, 2020

A different kind of conflict is taking shape in the Middle East. Unlike the long-running Syrian civil war, this one is not a pitched power struggle between an entrenched secular dictatorship and assorted Islamist forces. Nor is it a brutal political tug-of-war between rival militias, the way post-Muammar Gadhafi Libya has become. Rather, it is a further intensification of the ongoing shadow war between Israel and its regional nemesis, Iran – one that has now begun playing out in cyberspace… In all, six separate facilities responsible for water supply and waste management were targeted by hacks subsequently identified as having originated from Iran. READ MORE

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