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Iranian hackers hit airlines, hospitals, military targets and more

Iranian hackers hit airlines, hospitals, military targets and more
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We're one step closer to an all-out cyberwar. For a decade Russia, China, the U.S. and various state-sponsored hacker groups have been poking at each other's digital defenses.

Four years ago, the Stuxnet virus, allegedly a creation of the U.S. and Israel, managed to invade Iran's nuclear enrichment center control systems and sabotage the centrifuges. Since then, several other worms have popped up that appear to be targeted at one country or another.

The latest discovery, dubbed Regin, has been active since 2008 and attacks Internet service providers and other critical Internet companies worldwide. Experts think it was created by the U.S., China or Israel.

However, that all pales in comparison to the latest security news about an Iranian hacker group.

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