Cyber attack on Iranian prison Evin, Radio Farda reported today (Sunday). According to the report, a group of hackers known as “Adalat Ali” posted pictures from the security cameras of the prison’s control room showing the screens with a warning message against a cyber attack.
A hacker group called Adalat Ali has released images that the group says were from security cameras # Zind_اوین Has been received. In one of the videos, a cyber attack warning message with the name of this group is seen on the screens of the control room. In another video, a skinny person in prison clothes falls to the ground. pic.twitter.com/Gdb5u5DdVV
– RadioFarda | راديو فردا (@RadioFarda_) August 22, 2021
Evin Prison, located in the northwest of the country, is intended for dangerous prisoners and political prisoners. The prison was established by the Iranian Shah’s secret police and is considered the most difficult in the country in terms of living conditions there and in relation to the prisoners.
In 2005, the Iranian judiciary issued a report acknowledging human rights violations in the prison, including the use of various methods of torture and isolation of prisoners. On July 27, 2008, 29 prisoners were hanged in the prison yard after the Iranian Supreme Court approved their execution. Human rights, who protested against the excessive use they make of Iran in imposing the death penalty on the country.
In another radio report, a senior Iranian traffic police official confirmed that a break-in had taken place in the police system and that so far “two virtual accounts have been exposed to a limited amount of civilian information.” Another senior police official, Lt. Gen. Hussein Ramzani, confirmed the reports of the leak from the police system and said they still did not know who was behind these actions and whether they were residents of Iran.