Targeting of U.S. companies and government agencies
Date of report
  • August 2020
Iranian hackers attacked high-end networking equipment with recently reported vulnerabilities that had not yet been patched, providing a “beachhead” for peer hacking groups.
Suspected victims
  • U.S. government agencies
  • U.S. companies
Suspected state sponsor
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
  • Private sector