Tags Middle East

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

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

Hacker-for-hire group leverages zero-days, disinformation in Middle East

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Meet "Bahamut," a group that has included malicious apps in the Play Store and iOS marketplace.

ESET catches spyware posing as Telegram, Android messaging apps

by Joe Warminsky • 3 weeks ago

It's the latest example of mobile malware aiming to sneak onto user devices.

Ransomware hits two state-run organizations in the Middle East and North Africa

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

It's the latest example of data-wiping tools being aimed at key organizations in the region.

Kaspersky finds a new APT campaign targeting engineers in the Middle East

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

The malware, which is well-suited for spying, doesn’t match any code the researchers have seen before.

Russian hackers using stolen corporate email accounts to mask their phishing attempts

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

Trend Micro research reveals the Russian hacking group is resorting to simple tactics to fulfill its intelligence gathering mission.

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