Iran-linked cybercriminals accused of launching attacks on US doctors

R. Alonso




Cyberwar is still present in times of pandemic. The group of cybercriminals TA453, whose activity has traditionally been linked to Iranian government and the interests of the Islamic Republican Guard of Iran (IRGC), has launched a malicious campaign aimed at theft of credentials against medical professionals high level of USA e Israel specialized in genetic research, neurology and oncology.

“This is a new example of cyber espionage at the state level”, explains to ABC Fernando Anaya, manager in Spain of the cybersecurity firm Proofpoint, the same that has detected the campaign, known as ‘Bad Blood’ (bad blood, in Castilian). “This group (TA453) is among the ones we monitor the most. Historically

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