Iranian APT Targets Govs With New Malware


A never before seen credential-stealing malware, dubbed ForeLord, has been uncovered in recent spear phishing emails. Researchers have attributed the campaign to a known Iranian advanced persistence threat (APT) group.

The emails distributing ForeLord were uncovered as part of a campaign, running between mid-2019 and mid-January 2020. The emails were targeting organizations in Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, as well as global government organizations and unknown entities in Georgia and Azerbaijan, researchers said Wednesday at the RSA Conference, which takes place this week.

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Source:  ThreatPost