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After U.S. kills Iranian general, analysts warn of Tehran’s ability to retaliate in cyberspace

by Sean Lyngaas, Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

Iran could leverage its considerable hacking capabilities, which it has built up in recent years, to disrupt U.S. organizations.

APT33 has shifted targeting to industrial control systems software, Microsoft says

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

Given that the group has been linked with data-wiping hacks in the past, the new activity has analysts’ full attention.

APT33 has used botnets to infect targets in the U.S. and Middle East, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

The Iranian hackers also set up their own virtual private network with “exit nodes" that change frequently, according to Trend Micro.

10,000 Microsoft customers targeted by nation-state attacks in the last year

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Microsoft has tied the attacks — some of which have been successful — with a group linked with Iran (APT 33), with a group from North Korea (APT 38), as well as with two groups linked with Russia (APT 28 and APT 29).

Why Cyber Command’s latest warning is a win for the government's information sharing efforts

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

New details uncovered by CyberScoop show how much coordination went into Cyber Command's public VirusTotal upload of an Iran-linked tool.

Spies targeting Saudi Arabia switched tactics after Symantec exposed them, report says

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

APT33, also known as Elfin and Refined Kitten, "appears undeterred following previous exposés of their activity," Recorded Future said.

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