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Russian Hackers Cloak Attacks Using Iranian Group

An Iranian hacking group was itself hacked by a Russian group to spy on multiple countries, UK and US intelligence agencies have revealed.

The Iranian group – codenamed OilRig – had its operations compromised by a Russian-based group known as Turla.

The Russians piggybacked on the Iranian group to target other victims.

A National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) investigation, begun in 2017 into an attack on a UK academic institution, uncovered the double-dealing.

Read more at BBC

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