Targeting of government employees and researchers
Date of report
  • September 2023
  • Believed to be the work of the Iranian government
An Iranian threat actor used LinkedIn to target Israeli government officials and researchers. 
Suspected victims
  • Israeli government officials and university researchers
Suspected state sponsor
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response