Targeting of the Iranian government
Date of report
  • January 2023
Mirage, a Chinese threat actor, deployed a new backdoor, dubbed Turian, against the Iranian government in 2022. What agencies in the Iranian government were compromised, or what information Mirage found, is unclear.
Suspected victims
  • The Iranian government
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response