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Albanian police raid exiled Iranian opposition camp

The National 20 Jun 2023
Police in Albania have raided a camp belonging to an exiled Iranian opposition group, reportedly leaving one man dead and dozens injured ... The camp is home to hundreds of members of the People's Mujahedin (MEK), a controversial group that advocates the overthrow of the Islamic Republic in Iran, but which has its power base in Albania.

Iran's Foreign Ministry confirms cyberattack but denies leak of documents

Anadolu Agency 07 May 2023
Earlier on Sunday, an Iranian hacker group calling itself "Ghiam Sarnegouni" (Uprising Till Overthrow) claimed to have attacked the ministry's servers and databases, taking down 210 websites and leaking 50 TB of data. The hacker group, according to reports, is affiliated with the Albania-based Iranian opposition group Mujahideen e Khalq (MEK).

The US Is Sending Money to Countries Devastated by Cyberattacks

Wired 30 Mar 2023
The White House is providing $25 million to Costa Rica, after giving Albania similar aid following aggression by hackers linked to Iran ... .

Deepening Russia-Iran Relationship Should Worry Israel

The Washington Institute 28 Dec 2022
A Changing Bilateral Rapport ... Iran already has advanced cyber capabilities, and it has shown a willingness to use them against foreign governments, as demonstrated in the cyberattack targeting Albania in summer 2022. Russia, a cyber superpower, can teach Iranian hackers plenty about conducting more sophisticated attacks against sensitive targets ... ....

Saudi security university urges Arab countries to step up fight against cybercrime

Arab News 14 Oct 2022
RIYADH ... Hackers last month targeted Albania after Iranian diplomats were expelled from the country in response to a series of cyberattacks it claims were orchestrated by the Islamic Republic ... ....

US Army-sponsored cyber competition draws 56 teams in the Middle East

Stars and Stripes 14 Oct 2022
Washington sanctioned Iran’s intelligence ministry in September, accusing it of launching a cyberattack that shut down NATO ally Albania’s government services and websites ... Hackers reputed to be linked to the Islamic State group in 2015 replaced the profile pictures of CENTCOM’s ...

Why Albania chose not to pull the NATO trigger after cyberattack

Politico 05 Oct 2022
In likely retaliation for the severing of relations, Iranian hackers again attacked Albania in early September, disabling certain systems used in border and customs processing ... to the attack being carried out, periodically stealing emails associated with the government of Albania.

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Federal News Radio 04 Oct 2022
High court will hear social media terrorism lawsuits. Whole lotta zeros. Apple Music crosses 100M song barrier. What if Musk loses the Twitter case but defies the court? ... Report ... Report ... Albania denies police system was attacked by Iranian hackers ... .

Super squash: 2,554-pound pumpkin carves out new US record

Springfield News-Sun 03 Oct 2022
CLARENCE, N.Y. (AP) — A 2,554-pound pumpkin grown in upstate New York has set a new U.S. record for the heaviest ... 16 ... In Other News. 1 ... 2 ... Albania denies police system was attacked by Iranian hackers ....

Dolphins' Tagovailoa ruled out for Sunday's game at Jets

Springfield News-Sun 03 Oct 2022
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has been ruled out for Sunday’s game at the New York Jets ... He flew back to South Florida with the team that night ... “Right now he’s in the building," McDaniel said ... I know he’s going to be diligent with it.” ... ___ ... Credit. Joshua A ... 1 ... Albania denies police system was attacked by Iranian hackers.

Ukraine claws back more territory Russia is trying to absorb

Springfield News-Sun 03 Oct 2022
In their latest breakthrough, Ukrainian forces penetrated Moscow’s defenses in the strategic southern Kherson region, one of the four areas in Ukraine that Russia is trying to grab and desperately defend ... It also has struck pontoon bridges that Russia has used to supply its troops ... —- ... ___ ... Albania denies police system was attacked by Iranian hackers.

FBI: Iranian Hackers Accessed Albanian Systems Over Year Ago

Balkan Insight 22 Sep 2022
FBI-aided investigation into the recent massive cyber attacks in Albania says Iranian hackers accessed Albanian systems a full 14 months ago ....

US Offers $10 Million for Information on 3 Iranian Nationals over Hacking Scheme

Khaama Press 15 Sep 2022
Earlier last week, Albania cut diplomatic ties with Iran as a result of a major cyberattack that the Albanian government attributes to Iran ... Edi Rama, the Prime Minister of Albania, told the media that Iranian hackers had tried to disrupt government work, public services, and the erasure and theft of official data.

Albania targeted by Iranian cyberattack shortly after cutting relations

The Jerusalem Post 11 Sep 2022
The US government is supporting Albania’s efforts to mitigate and recover." ... Albania severs ties with Iran ... In August, the Mandiant cybersecurity company reported that it had linked the cyberattack against Albania to Iranian hackers, as the group behind the attack used tools commonly used by Iranian hacker groups.

Albania reports 2nd cyberattack by Iran, on border systems

Arab News 10 Sep 2022
TIRANA, Albania. Albania’s Interior Ministry said Saturday that one of its border systems was hit by a cyberattack that came from the same Iranian source as an earlier attack that led the country to break diplomatic relations with Iran ... Albania, a NATO member, cut diplomatic ties with Iran and expelled its embassy staff this week.

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