Iranian hackers breach defense orgs in password spray attacks

Since February 2023, Microsoft claims that a threat group with Iranian support has launched password spray assaults against hundreds of companies in the United States and around the world.

Additionally, a small number of victims in the pharmaceutical, satellite, and defense industries had their private information stolen by state hackers.

The cyberspy organization known as APT33 (also known as Peach Sandstorm, HOLMIUM, or Refined Kitten) has been active since at least 2013, attacking targets in the US, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea. These targets include government, defense, research, finance, and engineering organizations.

The Microsoft Threat Intelligence team reported that Peach Sandstorm carried out a wave of password spray assaults between February and July 2023 in an effort to authenticate to thousands of environments read more Iranian hackers breach defense orgs in password spray attacks.

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