After the killing of the Iranian military general, Qasem Soleimani by missile strikes from unmanned US drone aircraft some time ago, protests and threats came from several circles in the Iranian state under the leadership of President Hassan Rouhani.
The activists of the IT world and hackers began to act to attack the United States. This is evidenced by the launch of cyber attacks on sites owned by the United States by a group of hackers from Iran.
Reporting from the old US Today, which states that one of the websites of the United States government was successfully broken by a group of hackers from Iran.
From the action, a group of Iranians hacked successfully hacked and infiltrated the government-chosen web system and sent messages vowing to take revenge for the death of military commander Qasem Soleimani.
This hacking action also often known as deface, succeeded in changing the appearance of the pages of the American Federal Depository Library Program website which was changed to the background page titled “Iraian Hackers!”.
The message contained pictures of Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Ira’s flag. Iranian hackers also posted a photo of US President Donald Trump being punched and bleeding from the mouth underneath a picture of a threatening message in white text.
“This is only a small part of Iran’s virtual world capabilities !,” according to a message displayed on the US website from Iranian hackers, as quoted by longtime USA Today on Monday (1/6/2020).
According to a CISA spokesperson amid threats like this it is expected that all US organizations are advised to always monitor cyberspace, strengthen IT system security, implement secure authentication and have a response plan as soon as possible in case of hacking again.