Washington 0
26 March 2019

Facebook announced that it had "removed 513 Pages, Groups and accounts for engaging in coordinated inauthentic behaviour as part of multiple networks tied to Iran". The following day, Microsoft revealed that "court documents were unsealed detailing work Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit has executed to disrupt cyberattacks from a threat group we call Phosphorus... which is widely associated with Iranian hackers". The company went on to note "a court order enabling us last week to take control of 99 websites the group uses to conduct its hacking operations".

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