Tags Middle East

FBI, CISA, Cyber Command take aim at cyber-espionage by Iran's MuddyWater group

by Tim Starks

The group allegedly has targeted the defense, local government, oil and natural gas and telecommunications sectors in places including North America.

Deep dive into hack against Iranian state TV yields wiper malware, other custom tools

by AJ Vicens

"We could not find any evidence that these tools were used previously, or attribute them to a specific threat actor," Check Point researchers said.

After Gaza ceasefire, MoleRATs hacking group continues to target Middle Eastern governments

by Sean Lyngaas

It’s an example of how, alongside the violence that has long marked the Israel-Palestine conflict, there are often much subtler efforts by digital spies to access networks.

Hackers pose as Bloomberg employees in email scam

by Sean Lyngaas

The emails politely ask users in fluent English to enable Microsoft Excel features that allow the code to execute.

Suspected Iranian hackers snooping on Middle Eastern targets anew

by Tim Starks

MuddyWater is targeting government agencies, academia and the tourism industry.

'MuddyWater' spies suspected in attacks against Middle East governments, telecoms

by Sean Lyngaas

While other hacking teams associated with Tehran have gained notoriety for data-wiping attacks, MuddyWater as been relentless in its spying efforts.

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