Targeting of U.S. newspaper chain
Date of report
  • November 2021
Iranian hackers are accused of compromising a major U.S. newspaper before the 2020 election. 
Suspected victims
  • A U.S. newspaper owned by Lee Enterprises.
Suspected state sponsor
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response