Iran-linked hackers targeted prominent Israeli organizations in new phase of cyberwar

Two Israeli cybersecurity firms said Thursday that they thwarted a large-scale, Iranian-linked hacker operation in September called Operation Quicksand, which targeted “prominent Israeli organizations.”

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Two men charged with hacking websites in retaliation for Soleimani

Federal prosecutors in Boston have charged two hackers believed to be living in Iran and the Palestinian territories with damaging “multiple websites” across the United States, including sites linked to Massachusetts companies, in retaliation for a January airstrike that killed General Qasem Soleimani of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

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