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How many cyberattacks by Iran against US Govt. systems in Q1 2020?

After the killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani, many experts have suggested that reprisals from Iran may come at least in part in the form of cyber warfare.

Many targets are possible. Here's we'll focus on computer systems operated by the US government, broadly construed as targets that might reasonably be interpreted as government or military rather than civilian, NGO, or corporate.

The question resolves using the number of events listed in hackmageddon on April 1, 2020 with dates between Jan 1 and March 1, 2020, inclusive, in which US (national or state) governments are adversely affected by cyberattacks that are attributed (by either the US government or Iran) to Iran.

Attacks should show some actual damage or disruptive effect (i.e. not just penetration of systems but malicious changing of their operation). Getting a good count will be difficult; if multiple methods/sources are used, we will take an average of their results.


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