Hezbollah’s cyber unit hacked into telecoms and ISPs


A Hezbollah-affiliated threat actor known as Lebanese Cedar has been linked to intrusions at telco operators and internet service providers in the US, the UK, Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan, the Palestinian Authority, and the UAE.

The year-long hacking campaign started in early 2020 and was discovered by Israeli cyber-security firm Clearsky.

In a report published today, the security firm said it identified at least 250 web servers that have been hacked by the Lebanese Cedar group.

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Source: ZDNet