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US Could Launch Cyberattack on Iran in Response to Saudi Oil Attack

A report by NBC News states that the US government may strike Iran in cyberspace as retaliation for the country’s alleged involvement in the recent drone attacks that disrupted about half of Saudi Arabia’s oil capacity. A cyberattack is seen a more likely response than a real world strike because it could prevent an all-out war while still sending a strong message to Tehran, analysts believe.

Earlier this year, the Pentagon carried out a cyberattack on Iran’s missile control systems after Iran shot down a US surveillance drone.

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