Targeting of over sixty universities in multiple countries, including the United States and United Kingdom
Date of report
  • September 2019
A threat actor launched a phishing operation with spoofed login pages to steal the credentials of users at over sixty universities in the United States, United Kingdom, and elsewhere.
Suspected victims
  • United States
  • Canada
  • United Kingdom
  • Hong Kong
  • Australia
  • Switzerland
Suspected state sponsor
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
  • Private sector