Deep dive into hack against Iranian state TV yields wiper malware, other custom tools

Written by AJ Vicens Feb 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Jan. 27 hack of Iranian state broadcaster IRIB — which ran a message of support for opposition leaders and called…

Tactical Threat Intelligence: What is it and practical use cases

As digital technologies continue to become central to every industry, they foster greater connectivity, automation and potential for advancement. But, they also increase the threat of cyber-attacks, forcing security experts…

Hackers pretending to be Iranian govt use SMS messages to steal credit card info, create botnet

Security company Check Point Research has uncovered a hacking campaign that involves cyberattackers impersonating Iranian government bodies to infect the mobile devices of Iranian citizens through SMS messages.  The SMS…

Compromise assessment or threat hunting? What do organizations need?

Organizations worldwide are undergoing rapid digitization to keep up with the fast-paced world we live in today. While it is a good initiative, cloud computing and remote work setup have…

91% of IT leaders affected by supply chain disruption: survey

A new survey of 400 IT decision-makers from Insight Enterprises found that 95% of IT decision-makers say the impact of the pandemic accelerated business transformation priorities. The 2022 Insight Intelligent…

Iranian state media blames hack for apparent fuel shortage, the latest incident to draw attention

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 26, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Iranian officials say a cyberattack has forced the temporary closure of a government system that manages fuel subsidies, rendering it difficult…