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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – This week, the United States launched cyber attacks on Iranian computer systems used to launch rockets and an Iranian spy network after the Islamic Republic dropped a US drone aircraft, US media reported on Saturday.

US President Donald Trump, who was last modified Thursday evening to launch a military strike on Iran in retaliation for the downing of a US aircraft while flying over the Straits of Hormuz, secretly authorized the US "cyber" command to launch attacks, the Washington Post and Yahoo News reported. Electronic retaliatory against Tehran.

According to the Washington Post, one of these cyber attacks targeted computers used in the management of rocket launches. According to the "Yahoo News", another electronic attack targeted an Iranian spy network to monitor ships crossing the Straits of Hormuz.

According to the Washington Post, these cyber attacks have been planned for several weeks, and the US military has originally proposed to launch against these targets in response to the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman in mid-June.

Washington has accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards of launching the attacks, but Tehran has denied any involvement.

The Pentagon declined to respond to an AFP question on the Washington Post and Yahoo News.

In 2010 Iran accused both the United States and Israel, in the midst of the crisis over the Iranian nuclear file, of creating a very powerful electronic virus called "Stankst", which hit thousands of Iranian computers and the disruption of centrifuges used by Tehran to enrich Uranium.

On Thursday, Iran dropped a US-made Global Hawk aircraft, confirming that the plane, which cost more than $ 110 million, violated its airspace, which Washington strongly denied, stressing that the plane was flying in international airspace.

(AFP)

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