Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US

World 06/22/19, 09:25

Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms said. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have targeted U.S. government agencies, as well as sectors of the economy, including oil and ...

Rights group: Egyptian activists targeted in phishing scams

Tech 03/06/19, 08:13

Dozens of Egyptian activists, rights defenders and journalists have been targeted by digital phishing attacks in the last two months, likely by their own government, an international rights group said Wednesday.Amnesty International said it analyzed dozens of suspicious emails and the attacks appear "to be part of a sustained campaign ...

Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

Tech 09/18/18, 04:25

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian government-aligned group of hackers launched a major campaign targeting Mideast energy firms and others ahead of U.S. sanctions on Iran, a cybersecurity firm said Tuesday, warning further attacks remain possible as America re-imposes others on Tehran.While the firm FireEye says the so-called ...

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