Albania Expels Iranian Diplomats Over Cyber Attack

in STEMGeeks6 months ago

Albania has expelled Iranian diplomats and severed diplomatic relations with Iran because of cyberattacks from the Iranian Intelligence Agency that targeted government services and websites. Such an icy diplomatic response has never happened before and it may open the door as a precedent for how many countries will respond to future nation state attacks.

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It is time to start holding nations accountable for hacking!

Attempts to restrict the access to the Internet of malactors by countries is likely to fail because the actors can just launch their attacks from other countries.

 6 months ago 

You are right, it does not stop all attacks but it will stop some and does make it more difficult. It also gives more opportunities for defenders to detect and interdict such activities.