Microsoft reports two Iranian hacking groups exploiting PaperCut flaw
The two groups exploiting the vulnerability are Mango Sandstorm and Mint Sandstorm. Both are linked to the Iranian government and intelligence agencies.
May 10, 2023
New VPN Malvertising Attack Drops OpcJacker Crypto Stealer
Researchers warned that the campaign works through a network of fake websites that promote seemingly harmless crypto apps and other software.
April 3, 2023
Iranian State TV Hacked During President’s Speech on Revolution Day
The hackers disrupted the State TV broadcast and instead aired the slogan “Death to Khamenei” and urged people to withdraw their money from government banks.
February 11, 2023
WhatsApp Subverts Censorship with New Proxy Feature
The new feature is specifically meant to help people maintain access to WhatsApp even if they are living in a repressive regime where internet shutdowns are common.
January 9, 2023
Iran’s Fars News Agency website hacked as part of anti-govt protests
The hackers from Black Reward Team are also claiming to have deleted nearly 250 terabytes of data from the website from its servers and computers.
November 27, 2022
Moses Staff Hackers Publish Footage of Jerusalem Explosion
According to claims made by Moses Staff hackers, they hacked a major Israeli security firm to access and leak the footage.
November 25, 2022
Log4Shell – Iranian Hackers Accessed Domain Controller of US Federal Network
The attack, according to authorities, was launched on the Federal Civilian Executive Branch (FCEB).
November 19, 2022
SandStrike Spyware Infecting Android Devices through VPN Apps
The spyware is delivered through a malicious VPN app, and the preferred targets of attackers are Persian-speaking Baháʼí Faith practitioners.
November 2, 2022
Black Reward Hackers Steal Trove of Emails from Iran’s Atomic Energy Agency
The group claims they launched this attack to demand the release of political prisoners arrested during the countrywide protests.
October 24, 2022
Smartphones of Iran’s protest detainees targeted with spyware
The malware has been identified as I3mon, which can perform all kinds of spying operations.
October 20, 2022