|Iranian science ministry repels cyber attack||
TEHRAN - In a statement issued on Saturday, the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology said that it had repelled a cyber attack.
The ministry stated that no data had been lost as a result of the attack.
The Iranian Oil Ministry, the National Iranian Oil Company, and a number of other companies affiliated with the ministry, were also targeted by a computer worm on April 22, but the malware had been detected before it could infect the systems.
Oil Ministry spokesman Ali Reza Nikzad-Rahbar said on April 23 that the attack had not caused significant damage.
Important data of the ministry had not been damaged, he stated at the time, adding that the ministry has the capability to counter cyber attacks.
In addition, the Persian service of the Mehr News Agency reported on the same day that a cyber crisis management committee had been established after the attack.
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