Iran has foiled a hacking attack on its Ministry of Petroleum, which originated from the US, head of the Iranian Cyber Police has said.The website of Cyber Police quoted Gen. Kamal Hadianfar as saying that the hackers launched their attack during holidays in Iran. “We managed to stop the ports of cyber - attacks and react to hackers and finally their attacks were neutralized, ” he said. “The IP used by the hackers originated from America which we have announced to(the Americans) in a formal letter. We have also submitted an international court order which is being followed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ” Hadianfar added.Recommended:Israeli cyber networks penetrated by Arab hackers Source: