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FBI, CISA, Cyber Command take aim at cyber-espionage by Iran's MuddyWater group
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
"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
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
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
MuddyWater is targeting government agencies, academia and the tourism industry.
'MuddyWater' spies suspected in attacks against Middle East governments, telecoms
While other hacking teams associated with Tehran have gained notoriety for data-wiping attacks, MuddyWater as been relentless in its spying efforts.