Microsoft disrupts Iran-linked hackers targeting organizations in Israel

Microsoft said on Thursday that it has successfully “identified and disabled” a previously unreported Lebanon-based hacking group that it believes is working with Iranian intelligence. The hacking group, tracked by the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) as “Polonium,” targeted or compromised more than 20 organizations based in Israel and one intergovernmental organization with operations in Lebanon over the past three months, with a focus on critical manufacturing, IT, and Israel’s defense industry.

Link: Microsoft disrupts Iran-linked hackers targeting organizations in Israel
via techcrunch.com

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