Pierluigi Paganini July 03, 2018
Iranian Charming Kitten ATP group poses as Israeli cybersecurity firm in phishing campaign

Iranian APT groups continue to very active, recently Charming Kitten cyber spies attempted to pose as an Israeli cyber-security firm that uncovered previous hacking campaigns. The Iranian Charming Kitten ATP group, aka Newscaster or Newsbeef,  launched spear phishing attacks against people interested in reading reports about it. The Newscaster group made the headlines in 2014 when experts at iSight issued a report describing the […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 09, 2014
Clearsky detected Gholee malware – The Israel-Gaza Conflict Takes to the Cyber-Arena

Experts at Clearsky detected the Gholee virus which was likely developed by highly qualified factors, which may even be related to Israel’s long-time nemesis Iran. Experts from Clearsky, an Israeli cyber-security company, detected an “operation protective edge” themed spear phishing attack, carried out via emails containing a malicious excel file. Once opened and its VBA […]