Iran-linked threat groups intensify cyber attacks targeting US utilities

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Iran-linked groups have been probing US critical infrastructure networks for more than a year, warns Dragos

Iran-backed hacking groups have intensified password-spraying attacks to target US electric utilities following recent conflict between the two countries. Industrial security specialists Dragos ...

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