Iranian hackers gains prowess in cyber world

Haythem Elmir

Iranian hackers probably linked sponsored by the Iranian government has targeted organizations in the United States, the Middle East, and Asia, marking an exponential rise in Iranian cyber-spying.

According to a report released by a private cybersecurity firm, FireEye, the Iranian hacking group is targeting companies involved in the petrochemical industry,  military, and commercial aviation in a different part of the world.

The firm has dubbed the group as  APT33 — APT stands for « advanced persistent threat, » and says that the group uses spearphishing emails techniques to target victims.

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