A new wave of domestic cyberwarfare, led by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS), accelerated significantly after the eruption of the nationwide protests.

Iran Regime Cyber ARMY Behind Internet Shut Down

Armin Baldwin 21 January 2020

By Armin Baldwin

The nationwide protests in Iran against the ruling theocracy erupted on November 15, 2019 and spread to 190 towns and cities with breakneck speed.
Many policy experts now view the uprising as a “turning point” since the regime’s establishment in 1979.

Iran: Cyber Repression

Staff Writer 15 March 2018

How the IRGC Uses Cyberwarfare to Preserve the Theocracy


This manuscript demonstrates how the Iranian regime, under the supervision and guidance of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and the Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS), has employed new cyberwarfare and cyber tactics in a desperate attempt to counter the growing dissent inside the country, in particular the nationwide uprising that erupted in late December 2017.

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