US Treasury imposes "cyber-related" sanctions on two Iranians

TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) – The United States imposed “cyber-related” sanctions on two Iranians, according to a notice posted on the US Treasury website on Wednesday.

The United States on Wednesday indicted two Iranians for reportedly launching a major ransomware cyber attack known as “SamSam” and sanctioned two others for helping exchange the ransom payments from Bitcoin digital currency into rials, Reuters reported.

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