Tags Iran

Iranian hackers use Log4Shell to mine crypto on federal computer system

by AJ Vicens

A flaw in a ubiquitous open-source software library is still being exploited nearly a year after its discovery.

U.S. sanctions two Iranian cyber operatives over crackdowns on Mahsa Amini protests

by AJ Vicens

The pair started a cyber training academy that supports Iranian intelligence in the brutal response to protests, the U.S. government said.

Iranian government blames 'foreign country' for hack-and-leak of nuclear information

by AJ Vicens

In a message to CyberScoop, the hactivists that took responsibility for the attack denied the Iranian government's claim.

Iranian hackers that tampered with 2020 election could once again target U.S., FBI warns

by AJ Vicens

The group identified as Emennet Pasargad has been using "false-flag campaigns under the guise of multiple personas," the bureau said.

U.S. government takes sweeping action against Iranian hackers accused of ransomware spree

by AJ Vicens

The action from multiple U.S. departments is against 10 Iranians and two Iranian companies related to a spree of breaches and cyberattacks.

Phishing scheme targeting Mideast researchers uses 'herd mentality' approach to dupe victims

by AJ Vicens

The tactic linked to an Iranian group creates the impression the email activity is real by employing a phenomenon known as "social proof."