|More from: | ZDNET |||
Researchers have uncovered a string of campaigns against Telegram and Instagram users including the hijack of traffic through the BGP protocol.
More security news
The threat actors behind the attacks — whether state-sponsored or otherwise — are focusing exclusively on citizens of Iran that use either the encrypted messaging app or image-sharing service.
According to the Cisco Talos cybersecurity team, the campaigns have been active since 2017 and are ongoing against roughly 40 million Telegram users in the country — despite the app being banned in Iran — at the least.
In a blog post on Monday, the researchers said Iranian users have been targeted through fake login pages, malicious apps designed to appear like their legitimate counterparts,
Read full article » https://www.zdnet.com/article/persian-stalker-grayware-targets-telegram-instagram-users/#ftag=RSSbaffb68
About | ZDNET |
ZDNet brings together the reach of global and the depth of local, delivering 24/7 news coverage and analysis on the trends, technologies and opportunities that matter to IT professionals and decision makers.
Whatever your role in the IT buying cycle, ZDNet provides support -- from investigating options to optimizing a solution. Whether you want to follow hot topics or emerging trends, or keep up to date with the latest news and events, ZDNet is the destination for professionals seeking to research technology-related issues, and solve business technology problems.