Dormant for Years, Iranian Cyber Sleeper Cell Awakens

Researchers from Checkpoint discover Iranian hacker group has infected computers across the world with malware, allowing them to capture victim’s screens and record their audio

Omer Benjakob
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A group of Iranian hackers believed to have ceased operations has renewed its activity, researchers at Check Point said Tuesday. They claim that computers across the world were infected with malicious software that allows attackers to record their victims’ screens and audio.

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