Targeting of Iranian citizens
Date of report
  • October 2022
Iranian state-sponsored hacking group Prince of Persia targeted Iranian citizens for mobile surveillance by masking malware as an application that translates documents from English to Persian.
Suspected victims
  • Iranian citizens
Suspected state sponsor
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response