Iran tension 'heightened awareness' for state and local cybersecurity, CISA chief says

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Chris Krebs, the Department of Homeland Security's top cybersecurity official, told a group of mayors to use the moment as an opportunity to improve their defenses against ransomware.

Iran airstrike hasn't elevated network activity in D.C., officials say

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District officials have been vigilant since the death of general Qassem Soleimani, but told reporters network surveillance traffic from Iran has stayed consistent.

Texas government website defaced with pro-Iran message

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The Texas Department of Agriculture's site was briefly replaced with an image of Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian commander killed in a U.S. airstrike.

MS-ISAC cautions of cyberattacks following death of Iranian general

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Though based on no specific credible cyberthreat, an advisory warns state and local governments to be especially vigilant after the death Qassem Soleimani.