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  Posted on: Sunday, December 16, 2018
Report: Iranian Hackers Phished U.S. Officials Tied to Iran Nuclear Deal, Sanctions
HS Today

A group of hackers tied to Iran have been identified as the culprits behind a series of phishing attacks against current and former high-ranking U.S. officials tied to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and this year’s resumption of sanctions by President Trump. The hacker group nicknamed “Charming Kitten” targeted former White House and State Department staff, more than a dozen employees of the Treasury Department and dozens of D.C. think-tank employees, Iranian atomic scientists and prominent Iranian citizens.



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