January 13, 2020

Iran to fund cyber attacks with cryptocurrency

Featuring Yaya J. Fanusie

Source: Daily Express

Journalist Sam Webb

IRAN’S cyberspies will use cryptocurrency to fund information warfare against the West, warns an ex-CIA officer. US cryptocurrency expert Yaya Fanusie says that it is likely Tehran will step up cyberattacks and black propaganda against the US, despite tensions easing following the US assassination of an Iranian general and a retaliatory Iranian airstrike on an American military base.

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Authors

  • Yaya J. Fanusie

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Energy, Economics and Security Program

    Yaya J. Fanusie is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). His research focuses on the national security implications of cryptocurrencies an...