23 April 2024

The U.S. designated “two companies and four individuals involved in malicious cyber activity on behalf of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Cyber Electronic Command (IRGC-CEC)”, with the Treasury Department asserting that those sanctioned had “targeted more than a dozen U.S. companies and government entities through cyber operations, including spear phishing and malware attacks”. Iran’s foreign ministry spokesperson rejected what he described as “baseless labels”.

Subscribe to Crisis Group’s Email Updates

Receive the best source of conflict analysis right in your inbox.