A report released by Microsoft claims that Iran has increased its hacking attempts and terrorist attacks in cyberspace fourfold over the past year, observing an increased focus from a growing number of Iranian groups targeting defense companies that support United States
Hossein Salami, the head of the Iranian regime’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), previously said that the cyber army of the IRGC and the paramilitary Basij can confront the cyber warfare of the ‘Global Arrogance’ (the USA and the Western countries).
Iranian government-sponsored hackers are actively targeting a “broad range of victims” across multiple US sectors, including transportation and health care, and in some cases have deployed ransomware against those victims, US federal agencies and their counterparts from the United Kingdom and Australia warned on Wednesday.
Iranian hackers have searched cybercriminal websites for sensitive data stolen from American and foreign organizations that could be useful in future efforts to hack those organizations, the FBI said in an advisory sent to US companies obtained by CNN.
A Facebook whistleblower is set to give evidence to British MPs on Monday after warning that the network was understaffed to deal with security threats from countries such as Iran.
According to a Facebook press release, an Iranian network was removed from the social networking site in September which consisted of 93 accounts, 14 pages, and 15 groups. Additionally, 194 accounts were removed from Facebook-owned Instagram for participation in the same “coordinated inauthentic behavior.”
When you are educating your employees about the importance of maintaining a complex password or passphrase, share this story to show why it is so important and to emphasize not to use same or similar passphrases across multiple platforms. It is not just a matter of getting into the company’s systems, but also one of national security.
A newly discovered Iranian hacking group has waged a campaign to steal information from companies in the Middle East, the US, Europe, and Russia since 2018, according to cybersecurity researchers.
An array of Iranian cyber networks has been responsible for the online hacking of various Israeli entities in recent months, including insurance companies and at least one university, Israeli cybersecurity firms announced on Wednesday.
Cybereason, the leader in operation-centric attack protection, today published a new threat intelligence report that unmasks a highly-targeted cyber espionage operation targeting global aerospace and telecommunications companies. The report identifies a newly discovered Iranian threat actor behind the attacks dubbed MalKamak
The CIA has admitted that too many informants are being killed, captured or turned in a top secret memo to their spies across the world.