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17 September 2020

The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned “Iranian cyber threat group Advanced Persistent Threat 39 (APT39), 45 associated individuals and one front company”. According to the State Department, “these groups and individuals targeted at least fifteen countries in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as hundreds of individuals and entities in 30 additional countries across Africa, Asia, Europe and North America”. “Today’s action is another reminder of the great risk that the Iranian regime poses to international cyber security as well as to the Iranian people, who face the continued threat of digital darkness and high-tech silencing”, asserted Secretary of State Pompeo. 

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