Iran to take cyber attacks against its nuclear facilities to domestic, int’l courts

Tehran, Sept 7, IRNA – Deputy for the Iranian Prosecutor General Abdolsamad Khorramabadi said Iran is to take the case of cyber attacks to its nuclear centers to relevant domestic and international courts.

He said that based on the article 290 of the Iranian law of criminal procedure, the Prosecutor General’s Office has asked the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) to work in harmony with the Iranian Foreign Ministry to follow up the case of cyber attacks through domestic and foreign legal channels.

Based on the guidelines given by the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution as to following up the cases of cyber attacks to the Iranian nuclear facilities and networks, he noted, Iran is going to file cases against the individuals and companies which were behind production and using of the Stuxnet viruses.

He noted that all world countries have filed any attacks to computer systems via compiling viruses or ban software as a criminal act so international courts are ready to take such complaints into consideration.