Risk Level:
99% May harm your business future; Persons or entities that engage in transactions with this entity will be exposed to sanctions or subject to an enforcement action;

Working with this entity means supporting Iranian Regime, Regime Terrorist Activities & development of WMD

Status:
Top Alert – Entity designated / sanctioned for terror, WMD and human rights violation

Info:
Behzad Mohammadzadeh and Marwan Abusrour are wanted for their alleged involvement in criminal activities to include defacing public websites around the world with pro-Iranian and pro-hacker messages. Mohammadzadeh allegedly defaced more than 1100 websites around the world with pro-Iranian and pro-hacker messages, which he began no later than on or about September 4, 2018, and has continued through the present day. He is also alleged to have transmitted computer code to approximately 51 websites hosted in the United States, and defaced those websites by replacing their content with pictures of the late General Soleimani against a background of the Iranian flag, along with the message, “Down with America.” On September 3, 2020, a grand jury in the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, indicted Mohammadzadeh and Abusrour, and federal arrest warrants were issued for them after they were charged with Conspiracy to Commit Intentional Damage to a Protected Computer and Intentional Damage to a Protected Computer;

“On Sept. 15, 2020, in the District of Massachusetts, the Department announced the unsealing of a three-count indictment charging two hackers in relation to their intrusions into, and defacements of, websites hosted in the United States. The hackers, Behzad Mohammadzadeh, aka “Mrb3hz4d,” a citizen and resident of the Iran, and Marwan Abusrour, aka “Mrwn007,” a stateless national under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian Authority, conspired to and subsequently damaged computers in perceived retaliation for the January 2, 2020 U.S. military strike that killed Qasem Soleimani, the head of the IRGC-Quds Force, a U.S.-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization. These defacements were a subset of the over 1,400 defacements around the world for which the defendants claimed responsibility between in or around June 2016 and July 2020.” – Department of Justice – Sept. 15, 2020;

Industry:
Tech Industry
Iranian Hackers

Involved In:
Conspiracy to Commit Intentional Damage to a Protected Computer
Intentional Damage to a Protected Computer

Also Known As:
Mrb3hz4d

Born:
Approximately 19 years old

Country:
Iran

Address:
Tehran, Iran

Reason for the color:
» Department of Justice and Partner Departments and Agencies Conduct Coordinated Actions to Disrupt and Deter Iranian Malicious Cyber Activities Targeting the United States and the Broader International Community – September 17, 2020;
» Behzad Mohammadzadeh – FBI Wanted;


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