Cyberespionage Attacks Tied to Hackers in Iran

The Osint Journal Review

Hackers set up a fake news organization called NewsOnAir.org, and tried to make the site look legitimate by copying and posting news articles and swapping out real writer names with fake ones.
Screen shot via iSight Partners
By NICOLE PERLROTH   May 29, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO — An elaborate, three-year cyberespionage campaign against United States military contractors, members of Congress, diplomats, lobbyists and Washington-based journalists has been linked to hackers in Iran.

The campaign compromised the computers of some 2,000 victims and went unnoticed since 2011, according to a report to be released Thursday by iSight Partners, a computer security firm in Dallas.

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