Researchers with ClearSky Cyber Security believe with medium-level confidence that they have linked three individuals to the Iranian advanced persistent threat group Charming Kitten, including the man accused of hacking and extorting HBO.
The distributor of the ransomware-as-a-service product known as "Philadelphia" reportedly executed an aggressive spam campaign on the jabber messaging platform last month, enticing would-be cybercriminals to purchase its crimeware.
Iranian APT actors have engaged in a long-running cyber espionage and data theft campaign that has victimized dozens of companies around the world, typically compromising them via virtual private network and Remote Desktop Protocol services, according to a new research report. Vulnerable VPNs have been such a favorite attack vector of choice among these actors…
The defense and aviation industries are taking a fresh and harder look at how well their top-of-the-line aircraft are protected from cyberattacks. In the U.S. the Lockheed-Martin F-35 is the recent focus of attention due to the fighter plane’s overwhelming dependence upon software to handle everything from weapons deployment to resupply, reported the Military Times.…
A malicious chat app that was advertised on Facebook and sold in the Google Play store was discovered to execute a previously undiscovered spyware program linked to APT-C-23, an advanced persistent threat group allegedly with ties to Hamas.
A joint research investigation has shed light on a recently discovered malware campaign that aims to infect U.S. and Middle Eastern targets with four distinct families of Windows and Android-based downloaders and information stealers.
Iran has once again found itself in the crosshairs of cybersecurity researchers with Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42, Symantec and the German intelligence all pointing accusatory fingers at Tehran over several recently revealed cyber campaigns.