Targeting of Israeli software supply chain
Date of report
  • August 2021
An Iranian threat actor is believed to be responsible for using fake job offers to gain access to the email systems of major Israeli software companies. After gaining access to a system, the threat actor would install a backdoor to gain further information from the company's system or to launch phishing attacks.
Suspected victims
  • Israeli software companies
Suspected state sponsor
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector