Operation Cleaver
  • Also known as Cutting Kitten and Group 41
This threat actor targets governments and private sector entities for espionage and sabotage purposes. It is believed to be responsible for compromising U.S. Navy computers at the Navy Marine Corps Intranet in San Diego, the U.S. energy company Calpine Corporation, Saudi Aramco, Pemex, Qatar Airways, and Korean Air (http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/12/02/us-cybersecurity-iran-idUSKCN0JG18I20141202)
Suspected victims
  • Canada
  • France
  • Israel
  • Mexico
  • Saudi Arabia
  • China
  • Germany
  • United States
  • Pakistan
  • South Korea
  • United Kingdom
  • India
  • Kuwait
  • Qatar
  • Turkey
Suspected state sponsor
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
  • Government