back to article Iran-linked Cobalt Mirage extracts money, info from US orgs – report

The Iran-linked Cobalt Mirage crew is running attacks against America for both financial gain and for cyber-espionage purposes, according to Secureworks' threat intelligence team. The cybercriminal gang has been around since June 2020, and its most recent activities have been put into two categories. One, using ransomware to …

  1. VoiceOfTruth Silver badge

    Secureworks' Counter Threat Unit (CTU)

    How come we never hear from this organisation when the USA does its spying?

    Pot and kettle.

    1. Robert Helpmann??
      Paris Hilton

      Re: Secureworks' Counter Threat Unit (CTU)

      Maybe they're better at not getting caught. Using ransomware isn't exactly the best way to fly under the radar, after all.

      1. VoiceOfTruth Silver badge

        Re: Secureworks' Counter Threat Unit (CTU)

        Maybe as with cocaine smuggling into the USA, a blind eye is turned when its the USA government doing it.

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