Group of unskilled Iranian hackers behind recent attacks with Dharma ransomware

Cyber-security firm Group-IB says it identified a group of low-skilled hackers operating out of Iran that has been launching attacks against companies in Asia and attempting to encrypt their networks with a version of the Dharma ransomware.

The attacks have targeted companies located in Russia, Japan, China, and India, according to a report Group-IB researchers published today.

The security firm described the group as “newbie hackers” based on the low level of sophistication and simple tactics and tools employed during attacks.

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Source: ZDNet