Israel publicly blames Iran for cyberattack on major university last month

Times of Israel reports:

The Israel National Cyber Directorate announced Tuesday that a group affiliated with Iranian intelligence was behind an internet attack last month on the Technion, a top Israeli research and education institute.

In a statement, the directorate said an investigation found the attack was carried out by a group known as MuddyWater, “which is affiliated with Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security.”

Read more at Times of Israel.

In previous coverage of the Technion breach, DataBreaches had pointed out the hackers’ contradictory and suspicious explanations of their motives, noting that these might be state-sponsored actors. It seems they were.

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