Iran suspected behind cyberattack on Mideast aerospace

Security researchers on Wednesday published a report tying cyberattacks on a number of aerospace and telecommunications companies, mainly in the Middle East, to Iranian state-sponsored groups.

Israeli cybersecurity firm Cybereason company did not name specific victims, but said they mainly included a “select few” companies in the Middle East, with others in the US, Europe and Russia. Though Israel was not mentioned, Israel’s Channel 12 news reported that Israeli companies were among the list of targets in the Middle East, without providing a source or details.

Cybereason said the threat was still active as of September.