Targeting of Israeli organizations with ransomware
Date of report
  • October 2020
Iranian hackers used the PowGoop downloader, delivered through phishing emails, and publicly known Microsoft Exchange server vulnerabilities to deliver Thanos ransomware.
Suspected victims
  • Israeli organizations
Suspected state sponsor
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown