Tags Qassem Soleimani

Senators to Trump administration: Protect small businesses from Iranian hacking threat

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

“We are concerned that small businesses may not have the...tools necessary” to implement good security practices, Sens. Rubio and Cardin said.

FBI says Iranian hackers have stepped up reconnaissance since Soleimani killing

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The FBI warned that Iranian hackers could target cleared defense contractors, government agencies, and non-government organizations focused on Iran issues.

Saudi cyber authority uncovers new data-wiping malware, and experts suspect Iran is behind it

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

It's the latest sign that Iranian computer operatives are interested in using data-wiping attacks to disrupt organizations in the Middle East.

Kuwait's state news agency says hackers breached its Twitter

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The message appeared during a particularly fraught geopolitical moment in the Persian Gulf.

DHS tells U.S. organizations to clamp down on cybersecurity in wake of Soleimani killing

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The CISA advisory acknowledges the considerable capabilities at Iran’s disposal should the Islamic Republic choose to retaliate in cyberspace.

Pro-Soleimani messaging immediately floods Twitter following general's death in drone strike

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

One Twitter hashtag was mentioned 95,000 times in three days, after receiving zero attention in the prior month.

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