U.S. conducted cyberattack on suspected Iranian spy ship

The United States recently conducted a cyberattack against an Iranian military ship that had been collecting intelligence on cargo vessels in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, according to three U.S. officials. The operation was intended to inhibit Read More …

Iran accelerates cyber ops against Israel from chaotic start

Since Hamas attacked Israel in October 2023, Iranian government-aligned actors have launched a series of cyberattacks and influence operations (IO) intended to help the Hamas cause and weaken Israel and its political allies and business partners. Many of Iran’s immediate Read More …

US imposes fresh sanctions over Iranian arms, cyber activity

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions targeting Iran’s ballistic missile and drone procurement programmes as well as officials it said were involved in hacking US infrastructure, as Washington looks to increase pressure on Tehran. The US Treasury Department said Read More …

Dutch national sabotaged nuclear facility in Iran: Report

A man who worked for Dutch intelligence in 2005 sabotaged an Iranian nuclear facility without the knowledge of the Dutch government, a media report said Monday. Dutch national Erik van Sabben was recruited in 2005 by the General Intelligence and Read More …

A cyberattack targets Albanian Parliament, cellphone provider and air flight company

Albania’s Parliament said on Tuesday that it had suffered a cyberattack with hackers trying to get into its data system, resulting in a temporary halt in its services. A statement said Monday’s cyberattack had not “touched the data of the Read More …

Israel’s Cyber Directorate warns of phishing attack by Iran-based hacking squad

Israel’s National Cyber Directorate issued a statement Tuesday warning of a phishing attack by Iranian hackers. Posing as American network security conglomerate F5, Iranian hackers sent an email to IT officials in multiple Israeli companies with instructions to download what Read More …

Seedworm: Iranian Hackers Target Telecoms Organisations in North and East Africa

Iranian espionage group Seedworm (aka Muddywater) has been targeting organizations operating in the telecommunications sector in Egypt, Sudan, and Tanzania. Seedworm has been active since at least 2017, and has targeted organizations in many countries, though it is most strongly Read More …

Israeli-linked hacker group behind major cyber-attack on Iran’s petrol stations

An Israeli-linked hacker group claims to have carried out a major cyber-attack on Iranian petrol stations, knocking 70 per cent of them offline on Monday. Predatory Sparrow, or “Gonjeshke Darande” in Persian, said it launched the “controlled” attack in response Read More …

FBI: IRGC-Affiliated Cyber Actors Exploit PLCs in Multiple Sectors, Including U.S. Water and Wastewater Systems Facilities

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), National Security Agency (NSA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD) are disseminating this joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) to highlight continued malicious cyber activity Read More …