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Iran-linked hackers used Microsoft Word flaw against Israeli targets, security firm says

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

The hacking group, dubbed OilRig by security researchers and believed to be tied to Iranian intelligence services, utilized a software flaw that allows attackers to execute a remote computer intrusion to take full control of a target device while leaving little or no trace, said Michael Gorelik, vice president of Israeli security firm Morphisec.

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