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

In October 2023, an Iranian-linked group targeted transportation, logistics, and technology sectors in the Middle East, including Israel, as part of a surge in Iranian cyber activity since the start of the Israel-Hamas war. CrowdStrike has linked the attacks to a threat actor known as Imperial Kitten, which is also known as Crimson Sandstorm (previously Curium), TA456, Tortoiseshell, and Yellow Liderc. The company's latest findings build on previous reports from Mandiant, ClearSky, and PwC, the latter of which also detailed instances of strategic web compromises (aka watering hole attacks) that resulted in the deployment of IMAPLoader on infected systems. CrowdStrike said in a technical report that the adversary read more Iran-Linked Imperial Kitten Cyber Group Targeting Middle E...