Tag: Iranian hackers


Iranian hackers compromised a federal agency’s network, CISA and FBI say

November 16, 2022

Via: FCW

Iranian government-sponsored hackers were able to exploit an unaddressed vulnerability in a federal agency’s network to compromise users’ credentials and install cryptocurrency mining software on its system, according to a joint cybersecurity advisory released by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security […]


Iranian APT targets aerospace and telecom firms with stealthy ShellClient Trojan

October 6, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Security researchers have uncovered cyberespionage operations by an Iran-based hacker group targeting aerospace and telecom firms with a previously undocumented stealthy Trojan program that’s been in use since 2018. Security firm Cybereason has dubbed the campaign Operation GhostShell and said […]


US charges two Iranian hackers for years-long cyber-espionage, cybercrime spree

September 16, 2020

Via: ZDnet

The US has filed charges and is seeking the arrest of two Iranian nationals believed to have carried out cyber-intrusions at the behest of the Iranian government and for their own personal financial gain. In an indictment unsealed today, prosecutors […]