Purported Files from Iran's Offensive Cyber Unit Point to Future Cyberattacks
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Internal files obtained by Sky News that were allegedly compiled by a secret, offensive cyber unit called Shahid Kaveh, which is part of Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) cyber command, shows efforts by Iran to collect intelligence on civilian infrastructure that they could use to identify targets for future cyber attacks.
In particular, the document includes information on satellite communication devices used by the global shipping industry and a computer-based system that controls lights, heating, and ventilation in smart buildings across the world. (Deborah Haynes / Sky News)
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