Targeting of U.S. and Australian critical infrastructure
Date of report
  • November 2021
  • Believed to be the work of the Islamic Republic of Iran's government
Iranian hackers have been penetrating networks in both the United States and Australia with ransomware, either to disrupt critical infrastructure or turn a profit. 
Suspected victims
  • Critical infrastructure across the United States and Australia.
Suspected state sponsor
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Financial Theft
Target category
  • Private sector
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown