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Iranian hackers stole company data






Iranian hackers working to penetrate systems, businesses and governments around the world have caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, 3 report said on Wednesday. Researchers for tech giant Microsoft said the attackers stole secrets and wiped data from computer networks after targeting thousands of people at some 200 companies over the past two years, according to The Wall Street Journal. The journal said Microsoft traced the attacks to Holmium, a group linked to Iran, and that some of the hacking was done for Holmium by another Iranian group known as APT33.

John Lambert, the head of Microsoft’s Threat Intelligence Center, told the paper
that the attacks were “massively destabilising events". The report said the hackers notably targetcd oil-and-gas companies, heavy-machinery manufacturers and international conglomerates in Saudi Arabia, Germany, Britain, India and the U.S.

In 2017, the security firm FireEye blamed APT33 for destructive malware that targeted organisation ln West Asia and elsewhere.






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