Iran-Linked Hackers Again Target Universities

Iran-linked threat actor COBALT DICKENS has launched a new phishing campaign targeting universities around the world, similar to an operation launched in August 2018, Secureworks reveals.


Believed to be associated with the Iranian government, the group targeted websites and login pages for 76 universities in 14 countries last year, and the newly discovered campaign was similarly large.


In July and August 2019, the phishing operation launched by COBALT DICKENS targeted over 60 universities in Australia, the United States, the ..