In October 2021, Samsung released an update to the Android operating software that fixed the major loophole in about 100 million Galaxy phones.
“Moses Staff’s goals seem aligned with Iran’s cyber warfare doctrine, seeking to sabotage government, military, and civilian organizations related to its geo-political opponents."
A known Iranian hacking group commonly associated with the regime, named “Charming Kitten” or APT 35, was behind an attempt to exploit the Log4j vulnerability against seven targets in Israel from the government and business sector.
Israel has been facing a growing number of attacks in the cyber realm in recent months.
The hackers may have gained access to data on international oil sales, a state secret that could expose how Iran evades international sanctions, Iranian officials tell “The New York Times.”
European retailer Schwarz Group acquires XM Cyber, an Israeli cybersecurity company that was cofounded in 2016 by former Mossad director Tamir Pardo.
Telegram blocked the Black Shadow groups, which hacked personal information from Israeli sites hosted on CyberServe servers.
The attack is believed to have had a financial motive, and may have been in preparation for a larger and more serious event, according to Israel’s defense establishment.
The reported attack’s messaging “cyber-attack 64411,” is designed to tell Iranians that their regime is not infallible, while the disruption to the gas-pump supply underscores an issue that’s led to destabilization in the past.
Iran has been targeting Israeli computer systems.
Iran's Operation GhostShell is a highly-targeted cyber espionage campaign targeting the Aerospace and Telecommunications industries mainly in the Middle East.
“From what we know so far, the event is a narrow one. Work and classes at the university are continuing as usual."
What is raising suspicions for some is the identity of one of the key players in the accusations against NSO.