Washington
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”.

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