Tags Iran

US alert urges think tanks to be on guard for foreign hacking activity

by Shannon Vavra • 2 days ago

Think tanks are a prime target for espionage.

US seizes more domains with ties to suspected Iranian influence campaign

by Joe Warminsky • 4 weeks ago

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps unlawfully used the domains in operations to "covertly influence" opinions in the U.S. and elsewhere, says the Department of Justice.

Iranian hackers probed election-related websites in 10 states, US officials say

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The briefing sheds more light on suspected Iranian efforts to potentially interfere in the U.S. presidential election.

Munich Security Conference attendees targeted with Iran-linked spearphishing, Microsoft says

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Double check that high-profile "invite" in your inbox.

Iran’s bogus email campaign on US elections had a Facebook disinformation prong

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

All thanks to an FBI tip, Facebook removed a fake account with broader implications.

US sanctions Russian government institution in connection with Trisis malware

by Tim Starks, Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The sanctions mark the first time any government has publicly connected Trisis to Russia.

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