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Iran

Iran is one of the most active influ­ence actors in its use of hack­ers and oth­er cyber oper­a­tions. The coun­try also employs a large net­work of affil­i­at­ed groups and orga­ni­za­tions such as the Islam­ic Cen­ter of Eng­land. Iran also funds PressTV, a glob­al media oper­a­tion in sup­port of its goals.

February 7th, 2022 07:49
Germany Links Hamburg Mosque Organization to Iranian Government
German media is reporting that the German domestic intelligence agency has found evidence that a Hamburg mosque organization is linked to the Iranian government. According to the Die Welt report:...
January 30th, 2022 12:58
Iranian-linked Organization Leaves German State-recognized Shura Council
German Islamist media is reporting that a mosque organization linked to the Iranian government left a Shura council that has an agreement with the German government. According to the IslamiQ...
January 24th, 2022 14:43
Danish Intelligence Identifies Influence Operations As Part Of Hostile Intelligence Activities By Russia, China, And Iran
International media reported last week that Denmark’s domestic intelligence service has warned of rising hostile intelligence activities against Denmark by Russia, China, Iran, and others. According to a Reuters report:...
January 17th, 2022 14:37
French President Macron Says Foreign Powers Are Causes For Disinformation; Report Names Russia, Turkey, Iran And China
European media reported earlier this month that French President Emmanuel Macron identified foreign "propaganda" media and online platforms as the main drivers behind the spread of disinformation in France. According...
January 12th, 2022 16:07
Sweden Launches ‘Psychological Defence Agency’ To Counter Russian, Chinese, and Iranian Disinformation
UK media is reporting that Sweden has launched a new agency to counter Russian, Chinese, and Iranian disinformation and influence operations. According to a report in The Telegraph: January 4,...
January 6th, 2022 16:02
Iranian-tied UK Center Receives Government COVID19 Funding
UK media reported last November that an Iranian-tied Center in the UK has received more than £100,000 by the British government’s job retention scheme. According to a report in TheTimes:...
December 1st, 2021 14:48
Iranian Hackers Broke Into Major US Newspaper Publisher Ahead of 2020 Election
US media is reporting that Iranian hackers broke into the computer systems of US publisher Lee Enterprises, one of the largest newspaper chains in the US, as part of a...
November 29th, 2021 15:17
US Indicts Two Iranian Hackers Over 2020 Election Disinformation Campaign
US media is reporting that two Iranian hackers were indicted by the US over attempts to influence voters and spread disinformation ahead of the 2020 US Presidential election. According to...
November 17th, 2021 11:54
Iranian Influence Group Protests Firing of Professor Accused of Antisemitism
An Islamic portal is reporting that an Iranian influence organization is organizing a boycott of a British university over the firing of a professor accused of antisemitism. According to the...
October 31st, 2021 13:59
China, Russia And Iran Exploit Canadian Resident School Tragedy To Discredit Canada’s Human Rights Records
Disinfowatch, a Canadian website tracking foreign disinformation, reported earlier this month that China, Russia, and Iran have used a national tragedy in Canada to discredit the country’s reputation as human...