Seven Australian universities targeted in global hacking campaign

Samira Sarraf reports:

At least seven Australian universities have been attacked by cyber criminals in a global action targeting researchers.

The attack was discovered by Secureworks’ Counter Threat Unit (CTU), which said is similar to previous cyber operations by Cobalt Dickens — a threat group associated with the Iranian Government.

Secureworks, which is part of the Dell Technologies group, first found a URL spoofing a login page for one university.

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