Iranian hackers risk targeting ‘inadequately guarded’ U.S. infrastructure: Report

Seven Iranian hackers were charged in a series of cyberattacks on dozens of banks and the Bowman Avenue Dam in Rye Brook, New York, intrusions that reached into America’s infrastructure and disrupted the financial system, law enforcement officials said. (Associated Press)

Iranian hackers are poised to pursue targets including U.S. infrastructure if and when tensions worsen between Washington and Tehran, experts warn in a new report. “The United States is reliant on an inadequately guarded cyberspace and should anticipate that future conflicts, online or offline, could trigger cyber attacks on U.S. infrastructure,” according to report involving Iran’s…