Iran says foils cyberattack targeting internet providers

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Tehran (AFP) - Iran repelled a cyberattack on Saturday that disrupted the country's internet services for an hour, a telecommunications ministry official said.
"At 11:44 (0814 GMT) a distributed denial-of-service attack disrupted the internet services of some mobile and fixed operators for an hour," tweeted Sajad Bonabi.
A DDoS attack involves overwhelming a target's servers by making a massive number of junk requests.
 

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