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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.

October 14th, 2020 06:32
Iranian-Tied UK Human Rights Group Publishes Book in Tehran
Iranian media reported in July on the launch of a book at the offices of the Iranian IQNA news agency in Tehran and Titled “Political Islamophobia at American Policy Institutes:...
October 14th, 2020 06:28
Microsoft Reports On Cyber Attacks Targeting US November Elections; Iran Is Major Player
In September, Microsoft reported on cyber-attacks it has detected targeting people and organizations involved in the upcoming November presidential election. According to the report, three groups from Russia, China, and Iran were involved...
October 14th, 2020 06:12
FBI Indicts Iranian Hackers As Part Of New Cyber Strategy
In September 2020, the U.S. FBI reported on several recent criminal charges raised against Iranian hackers, believed to be operating at the behest of the Iranian government, or in support...
October 14th, 2020 06:04
UK Regulators Warns Islamic Centre of England Over Soleimani Commemoration
In June 2020, the UK Charity Commission addressed a warning letter to the trustees of the Islamic Centre of England (ICE), a part of the Iranian influence network in the...