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Iran Denies Hacking into American Banks
Reuters ^ | Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:08am EDT | Zahra Hosseinian

Posted on 09/23/2012 12:03:05 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Iran denied its hackers attacked American banks, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Sunday, following a Reuters report that three of the largest American lenders were repeatedly targeted over the past year.

The hacking of websites and corporate networks at Bank of America Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co and Citigroup Inc began in late 2011 and escalated this year, people familiar with the situation told Reuters. …

Reuters reported the hackers targeted the three banks in retaliation for their enforcement of Western economic sanctions against Iran's disputed nuclear program. …

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