Iranian Hackers Posing as Scholars Target Professors and Writers in Middle-East
A sophisticated social engineering attack undertaken by an Iranian-state aligned actor targeted think tanks, journalists, and professors with an aim to solicit sensitive information by masquerading as scholars with the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).
Enterprise security firm Proofpoint attributed the campaign — called “Operation SpoofedScholars” — to theIranian Hackers Posing as Scholars Target Professors and Writers in Middle-East

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