Iranian hackers launch malware attacks on Israel’s tech sector

November 12, 2023 at 10:37AM Imperial Kitten, a threat actor linked to the Iranian Armed Forces, has been conducting cyberattacks since 2017. Recently, they targeted transportation, logistics, and technology firms using phishing emails with malicious attachments. They gained network access, moved laterally, and communicated with a command and control server using custom malware. Previously, they … Read more

Iran-Linked Imperial Kitten Cyber Group Targeting Middle East’s Tech Sectors

November 10, 2023 at 03:21AM A group with links to Iran, known as Imperial Kitten, targeted transportation, logistics, and technology sectors in the Middle East, including Israel, in October 2023. They utilize social engineering and various techniques such as watering hole attacks, one-day exploits, phishing, and targeting IT service providers for initial access. Microsoft notes … Read more

Imperial Kitten APT Claws at Israeli Industry With Multiyear Spy Effort

November 9, 2023 at 11:57AM A state-sponsored advanced persistent threat group named “Imperial Kitten” has been conducting watering-hole attacks against Israeli transportation, logistics, and technology sectors. The group, believed to have links to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, infiltrates legitimate websites to redirect visitors to attacker-controlled locations and phishing sites. The compromised data is then … Read more