Targeting of Middle Eastern government institutions in phishing campaign
Date of report
  • January 2022
  • Believed to be the work of Hamas.
The Palestinian threat actor Molerats launched a spear-phishing attack by sending malicious documents to government departments across the Middle East. The documents were ostensibly an analysis of the conflict between Israel and Palestine.  
Suspected victims
  • Government institutions in the Middle East
Suspected state sponsor
  • Palestine, State of
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown