Tags Qassem Soleimani

U.S. must increase defenses against Iranian information operations, report says

by Sean Lyngaas

Iranian bots and trolls are subtler than Russia's, according to researchers at the Atlantic Council.

Senators to Trump administration: Protect small businesses from Iranian hacking threat

by Sean Lyngaas

“We are concerned that small businesses may not have the...tools necessary” to implement good security practices, Sens. Rubio and Cardin said.

FBI says Iranian hackers have stepped up reconnaissance since Soleimani killing

by Sean Lyngaas

The FBI warned that Iranian hackers could target cleared defense contractors, government agencies, and non-government organizations focused on Iran issues.

Saudi cyber authority uncovers new data-wiping malware, and experts suspect Iran is behind it

by Sean Lyngaas

It's the latest sign that Iranian computer operatives are interested in using data-wiping attacks to disrupt organizations in the Middle East.

Kuwait's state news agency says hackers breached its Twitter

by Jeff Stone

The message appeared during a particularly fraught geopolitical moment in the Persian Gulf.

DHS tells U.S. organizations to clamp down on cybersecurity in wake of Soleimani killing

by Sean Lyngaas

The CISA advisory acknowledges the considerable capabilities at Iran’s disposal should the Islamic Republic choose to retaliate in cyberspace.