Disk-wiping malware, phishing and espionage: How Iran’s cyber attack capabilities stack up

Disk-wiping malware, phishing and espionage: How Iran’s cyber attack capabilities stack up

Posted January 7, 2020
Disk-wiping malware, phishing and espionage: How Iran’s cyber attack capabilities stack up

  • Iranian leaders have vowed to retaliate against the US, with the US Department of Homeland Security warning that previous Iranian plans have included “cyber-enabled” attacks against a range of US targets.
  • One of the Iranian groups, known as APT33, has spent years developing sophisticated payloads with Powershell implants exploits, which could allow them to potentially meddle with critical infrastructure like financial systems or industrial control systems.

    ZDNet – Steve Ranger | January 7, 2020