Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 25 /Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/
Hormozgan province's director of passive defense force, Ali Akbar Akhvan said that recently, cyber attacks on "Tavanir" company's department in Bandar Abbas city has been launched, ISNA reported.
Tavanir is Iranian company, that is engaged in generating, transmitting and distributing electric power.
Axvan said that the attacks, which were the Stuxnet worm-type attacks, were successfully thwarted.
According to Axvan, the attack tried to reach and destabilize some industrial units, in the recent couple of month, however the attacks were unsuccessful.
He also noted, that the same Stuxnet worm attacks tried to hit several manufacturing industries in Hormozgan province as well.
Last month, the oil industry of Iran has fallen under cyber attacks, however no serious damages were reported by the Iranian side.
In recent years, Iran has been the target of several major cyber attacks, which have successfully been repelled.
Regarding the Stuxnet worm, it is not the first time Iran battles this particular attack.
In September 2010, it was reported that the Stuxnet worm, which is capable of taking over po