Iran Behind Water Supply Infrastructure Cyber-Attack; Israel to Continue Attacks in Syria Until Iran Leaves

Iran was revealed to be behind a recent cyber attack on Israel’s water supply. Iranian hackers reportedly routed the attack through U.S. servers. The attack was thwarted by the Israeli water authority’s cyber defense unit. Reported by i24 News.Read more…

Also reported by The Washington Post. Read more…

The attack prompted a meeting of Israel’s high-level security cabinet, which views the attack as a significant escalation by Iran and as a crossing of a red line because it targeted civilian infrastructure. One official was quoted saying that “This is an attack that goes against all the codes of war. Even from the Iranians we didn’t expect something like this.” The attack caused minor damage, and Israel is deciding how to respond. Reported by The Times of Israel. Read more…

Meanwhile, Israel continues making airstrikes in eastern Syria. The latest killed 14 Iranian and Iraqi fighters, and wounded others. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the latest attacks near Deir el-Zour targeted Iranian and Iran-backed fighters. Reported by Fox News. Read more…

Israeli Defense Minister Naftali Bennett said that Israel will continue to conduct military operations in Syria as long as Iran remains involved there. “We won’t stop before they leave Syria,” Bennett told Israel’s Channel 11. Reported by Fox News. Read more…

Also reported by France24. Read more…

Recent satellite images also show that Iran is building another weapon storage facility in Syria. Reported by Fox News. Read more…