Targeting of Middle Eastern oil companies
Date of report
  • December 2019
Using a new wiper malware called ZeroCleare, Iranian-linked threat actor APT 34 (aka Oilrig) targeted oil companies in the Middle East.
Suspected victims
  • Oil companies in the Middle East
Suspected state sponsor
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Data destruction
Target category
  • Private sector