Targeting of U.S. information technology, government, health-care, finance, and media industries
Date of report
  • September 2020
Iranian hackers scanned U.S. government and private networks for virtual private network (VPN) and cloud computing vulnerabilities with the aim of exfiltrating data.
Suspected victims
  • U.S. government and private companies
Suspected state sponsor
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Target category
  • Government
  • Private sector
Policy response