Post-Stuxnet hack group builds formidable LinkedIn phish network

Iran-based ‘Cleaver’ team hacking its way through networks, airport security.
Darren Pauli:
An accomplished Iran-based attack group known as “Cleaver” has created a network of at least 25 well-developed LinkedIn profiles to assist a social engineering campaign hitting targets across the Middle East.
The group is alleged to have formed in the wake of the Stuxnet attacks against Tehran’s Natanz Uranium enrichment plant.
A report by security outfit Cylance found Cleaver obtained a “shocking amount” of access within the “deepest” sections of victim networks at big ticket defence, telco, and utility sectors.
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