Targeting of U.S. federal agency
Date of report
  • November 2022
Iran-affiliated group Nemesis Kitten targeted an unnamed U.S. federal agency, though suspected to be the U.S. Merit Systems Protections Board, and installed cryptocurrency-mining software into the government agency's network.
Suspected victims
  • U.S. Merit Systems Protections Board
Suspected state sponsor
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response