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U.S. Charges 9 Iranians With Hacking Universities to Steal Research Data

U.S. Charges 9 Iranians With Hacking Universities to Steal Research Data

March 25, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The United States Department of Justice has announced criminal charges and sanctions against 9 Iranians involved in hacking universities,...
APT33: Researchers Expose Iranian Hacking Group Linked to Destructive Malware

APT33: Researchers Expose Iranian Hacking Group Linked to Destructive Malware

September 20, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have recently uncovered a cyber espionage group targeting aerospace, defence and energy organisations in the United ...
Experts Unveil Cyber Espionage Attacks by CopyKittens Hackers

Experts Unveil Cyber Espionage Attacks by CopyKittens Hackers

July 25, 2017Mohit Kumar
Security researchers have discovered a new, massive cyber espionage campaign that mainly targets people working in government, defence an...
StoneDrill Disk Wiping Malware Found Targeting European Industries

StoneDrill Disk Wiping Malware Found Targeting European Industries

March 06, 2017Mohit Kumar
A new disk wiping malware has been uncovered targeting a petroleum company in Europe, which is quite similar to the mysterious disk wiper...
The 7 Most Wanted Iranian Hackers By the FBI

The 7 Most Wanted Iranian Hackers By the FBI

March 24, 2016Wang Wei
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has lengthened its Most Wanted List by adding seven Iranian hackers who are accused of attack...
US releases Iranian Hacker as part of Prisoner Exchange Program

US releases Iranian Hacker as part of Prisoner Exchange Program

January 20, 2016Wang Wei
The United States has freed 4 Iranian nationals ( including one Hacker ) and reduced the sentences of 3 others in exchange for the relea...
Here's How Iranian Hackers Can Hack Your Gmail Accounts

Here's How Iranian Hackers Can Hack Your Gmail Accounts

August 30, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Hackers are getting smarter in fooling us all , and now they are using sophisticated hacking schemes to get into your Gmail. Yes, Ir...
Operation Cleaver — Iranian Hackers Targeting Critical Infrastructure Worldwide

Operation Cleaver — Iranian Hackers Targeting Critical Infrastructure Worldwide

December 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
For over past two years, Iranian hackers have infiltrated computer networks of some of the world's top organizations including airli...
Iranian Hackers Pose as Journalists to Spy on US Government Officials and Diplomats

Iranian Hackers Pose as Journalists to Spy on US Government Officials and Diplomats

May 29, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Iranian hackers may have spent years in running a creative and most dedicated cyber espionage campaign to steal government credenti...
Iranian Ajax Security Team targets US Defense Industry

Iranian Ajax Security Team targets US Defense Industry

May 14, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Iranian hacking group, which calls itself the “ Ajax Security Team ”, was quite famous from last few years for websites defacement a...
Tajikistan Domain Registrar hacked; Google, Yahoo, Twitter, Amazon also defaced

Tajikistan Domain Registrar hacked; Google, Yahoo, Twitter, Amazon also defaced

January 06, 2014Anonymous
Google’s primary search domain for Tajikistan had seemingly been hacked yesterday, along with other high profile domains including Yahoo, T...
Cryptocat, a Secure and Encrypted chat blocked in Iran

Cryptocat, a Secure and Encrypted chat blocked in Iran

November 24, 2013Swati Khandelwal
Users in Iran call Internet as " Filternet ", because of the heavily censored Internet access they have. Million Iranians used VPN...
Iranian Gmail users targeted by politically motivated phishing attack

Iranian Gmail users targeted by politically motivated phishing attack

June 13, 2013Mohit Kumar
Google says tens of thousands of Gmail accounts belonging to Iranian users have been targeted in an politically motivated hacking campaign i...
Iranian Hackers targeting US oil, gas, and electric companies

Iranian Hackers targeting US oil, gas, and electric companies

May 26, 2013Mohit Kumar
For all the talk about China and the Syrian Electronic Army, it seems there's another threat to U.S. cyber interests i.e Iran. Series of...
Stuxnet is Back ! Iran reported another cyber attack

Stuxnet is Back ! Iran reported another cyber attack

December 26, 2012Wang Wei
Iran claims to have repelled a fresh cyber attack on its industrial units in a southern province. In the last few years, various Iranian...
Batchwiper malware, new virus targets Iranian computers

Batchwiper malware, new virus targets Iranian computers

December 18, 2012Mohit Kumar
Iranian CERT is sounding the alarm over another bit of data-deleting malware it's discovered on PCs in the country. Dubbed Batchwiper , ...
New U.S. drone hacked by IRAN ? Reality or propaganda?

New U.S. drone hacked by IRAN ? Reality or propaganda?

December 05, 2012Anonymous
It's known, drones are privileged vehicles for reconnaissance and attacks, technology has achieved level of excellence and their us...
Hackers break into International Atomic Energy Agency servers

Hackers break into International Atomic Energy Agency servers

November 27, 2012Mohit Kumar
The UN nuclear watchdog has acknowledged one of its former computer servers had been hacked. The stolen information was contained in a state...
Narilam malware target Iran Financial SQL Databases

Narilam malware target Iran Financial SQL Databases

November 26, 2012Mohit Kumar
Symantec recently identified a database-corrupting piece of malware targeting systems mostly in Iran, but despite early speculation that i...
IRAN : US Is the source of Cyber Terrorism

IRAN : US Is the source of Cyber Terrorism

October 30, 2012Mohit Kumar
An obscure group identifying itself as the Izz ad-din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters claimed responsibility for the first wave of attacks as reta...