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Mint Sandstorm Targets US Critical Infrastructure

May 1, 2023 3:22:04 PM / by The Hivemind posted in Threat Bulletin, Middle East, Government, Critical Infrastructure, Iran, Telecommunications, Charming Kitten, MENA, Energy, Mint Sandstorm, North Africa, Transportation


Related Families: Drokbk, Soldier
Verticals Targeted:
Critical Infrastructure, Telecommunications, Government, Energy, Transportation. Utilities, Oil & Gas

Executive Summary

Mint Sandstorm was recently observed targeting US critical infrastructure entities. These include seaports, energy companies, transportation systems, and a US utility and gas entity.

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PolySwarm 2022 Recap - Threat Actor Activity Highlights: Iran

Dec 19, 2022 2:03:57 PM / by PolySwarm Tech Team posted in Threat Bulletin, Middle East, Iran, 2022 Recap, MENA


Executive Summary

This Threat Bulletin is part of PolySwarm’s 2022 Recap series. This report highlights activity perpetrated by Iran-based threat actors in 2022.

Key Takeaways

  • This report provides highlights of activity perpetrated by Iran-based threat actors in 2022.
  • Threat actors featured in this report include Static Kitten, Charming Kitten, Siamese Kitten, Fox Kitten, Helix Kitten, Nemesis Kitten, Refined Kitten, Moses Staff, Cobalt Mirage, and APT42. 
  • PolySwarm tracked malware associated with multiple Iran nexus threat actors in 2022.
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