Iranian Intel Cyber Suite of Malware Uses Open-Source Tools

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January 25, 2022 | Originally published by CYBERCOM on January 12, 2022

To better enable defense against malicious cyber actors, U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber National Mission Force has identified and disclosed multiple open-source tools that Iranian intelligence actors are using in networks around the world.

These actors, known as MuddyWater in industry, are part of groups conducting Iranian intelligence activities and have been seen using a variety of techniques to maintain access to victim networks.