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Iranian hackers target top diplomats and security officials

Potential Munich Security Conference and Think 20 Summit attendees were targeted.

An Iranian hacker group targeted high-profile government officials by sending fraudulent invites to the upcoming Munich Security Conference, technology firm Microsoft said Wednesday.

  • Laurens Cerulus
  • Politico

The attackers sent likely attendees of the conference fake invitations by email in an apparent effort to gather intelligence.

“The emails use near-perfect English and were sent to former government officials, policy experts, academics and leaders from non-governmental organization,” Microsoft’s…

“The attacks were…

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