Donald Trump ‘orders cyber-attack’ on Iranian military computers

Officials said the strikes were a direct response to Iran’s downing of a US surveillance drone and were approved by Donald Trump.

By Lucia Binding, Sky News Reporter |

The downing of a US surveillance drone has led to a rise in tensions. File pic

(SKY News) – The US launched a cyber-strike against Iranian military computer systems earlier this week as Donald Trump pulled out of airstrikes, officials have reportedly confirmed.

The attacks were conducted with approval from the president on Thursday in response to Iran’s downing of an American surveillance drone, two US officials told The Associated Press.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.