Targeting of Turkish government organizations
Date of report
  • January 2022
The Iranian threat actor MuddyWater sent malicious PDFs and Microsoft Office documents posing as the Turkish Health and Interior Ministries. The campaign targeted government entities including the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK). 
Suspected victims
  • Turkish government entities
Suspected state sponsor
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government