Exposed Hacking Training Videos Provide Insight Into Hacking Ops



A state-sponsored hacking group linked to Iran has been caught red-handed, demonstrating how to break into email accounts and steal sensitive data.

The group accidentally exposed one of its servers, which gave researchers at IBM’s X-Force Incident Response Intelligence Services (IRIS) security team access to five hours of video footage, amounting to more than 40GB. It also appears that the videos have been recorded directly from the screens of hackers.

This comes in close proximity to the event where U.S. authorities charged two Chinese hackers, who allegedly went on a hacking spree, targeting systems of government and individual dissidents, hundreds of companies and COVID-19 researchers.

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