Indictment of Iranian Hackers

Attorney General Loretta Lynch and FBI Director James Comey announced the indictment of 7 Iranian hackers working on behalf of the Iranian… read more

Indictment of Iranian Hackers Attorney General Loretta Lynch and FBI Director James Comey announced the indictment of 7 Iranian hackers working on behalf of the Iranian government. Ms. Lynch said the seven individuals conspired together, and with others, to conduct a series of cyber attacks against civilian targets in the U.S. financial sector. The distributed denial of service, or “DDoS” attacks, impacted the servers of 46 financial institutions over the course of 176 days. Additionally, one of the individuals was charged with illegally obtaining access to the Bowman Dam in Rye, New York. Ms. Lynch and Mr. Comey said those who engage in computer hacking would be exposed and face prosecution in an American court of law. close

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  • Preet Bharara U.S. Attorney Department of Justice->Southern District of New York
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Indictment of Iranian Hackers

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Program ID:
407217-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 24, 2016 | 10:13am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Mar 25, 2016 | 11:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Mar 24, 2016 | 10:13am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Mar 24, 2016 | 10:15am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 24, 2016 | 1:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 24, 2016 | 7:35pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 24, 2016 | 8:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 24, 2016 | 11:15pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 25, 2016 | 1:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 25, 2016 | 11:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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