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2023 Recap - Cyber Activity in the Gaza Conflict

Dec 11, 2023 3:08:36 PM / by The Hivemind posted in Threat Bulletin, Gaza, Hacktivism, Palestine, Israel, Hamas, BiBi-Linux, Conflict, Cyberwar, BiBi-Windows, SysJoker


Executive Summary

While tension in the Gaza region has existed for years, the all-out war that ignited in October 2023 brought with it a variety of cyber activity targeting both sides of the conflict. In this report, PolySwarm provides the highlights of cyber activity associated with the Gaza conflict in 2023.

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Pro-Palestine Group Targets Israeli Chemical Sector

Feb 17, 2023 2:24:12 PM / by The Hivemind posted in Threat Bulletin, Gaza, ICS, Palestine, Chemical, Israel, Electronic, Electronic Quds Force


Verticals Targeted: Chemical

Executive Summary

A recent hacking campaign targeted Israeli chemical sector companies operating in the occupied territories. The threat actor group Electronic Quds Force is responsible for the campaign. This threat bulletin is provided for situational awareness.

Key Takeaways

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PolySwarm Threat Bulletin: Molerats NimbleMamba Espionage Campaign Targeting MENA Countries

Feb 16, 2022 2:55:24 PM / by PolySwarm Tech Team posted in Threat Bulletin, Middle East, Molerats, Espionage, Gaza, Gaza Cyber Gang, Nimblemamba



Proofpoint recently posted their findings on a Molerats espionage campaign leveraging a new implant dubbed NimbleMamba. In this campaign, Molerats employed a complex attack chain that uses a combination of geofencing and URL redirects to legitimate sites to evade detection. Targets of this campaign included Middle Eastern governments, foreign policy think tanks, and an airline.
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