People march with Iranian flags and with signs during a rally marking Al-Quds Day (Jerusalem), a commemorative day held annually on the last Friday of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan by an initiative started by late Iranian revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, in Tehran on April 14, 2023. (Photo by AFP / Getty Images)

Microsoft says Iranian hackers combine influence ops with hacking for maximum impact

Many of the 24 cyber-enabled Iranian influence operations Microsoft detected in 2022 were intended to further Iran's Mideast political agenda.
A general view taken from the Mount of Olives shows an Israeli flag with houses in Jerusalem’s predominantly Arab neighbourhood of Silwan appearing in the background, on January 2, 2023. (Photo by AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP via Getty Images)

New cybercrime group calling itself DarkBit attacks Israeli university

It's not yet clear who is behind the group, but the name could have connections to other ransomware variants such as DarkSide and LockBit.