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Iran says it foiled new cyberattacks by foreign hackers

NEW YORK — Iran reported a spree of new cyberattacks Tuesday, saying foreign enemy hackers tried in recent months to disrupt computer systems at a power plant and other industries in a strategically important southern coastal province as well as a Culture Ministry information center.

Accounts of the attacks in the official media did not specify who was responsible, when they were carried out or how they were thwarted.

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