Moses Staff Hackers Targeting Israeli Organizations for Cyber Espionage


Moses Staff Hackers

The politically motivated Moses Staff hacker group has been observed using a custom multi-component toolset with the goal of carrying out espionage against its targets as part of a new campaign that exclusively singles out Israeli organizations.

First publicly documented in late 2021, Moses Staff is believed to be sponsored by the Iranian government, with attacks reported against entities in Israel, Italy, India, Germany, Chile, Turkey, the U.A.E., and the U.S.

Earlier this month, the hacker collective was observed incorporating a previously undocumented remote access trojan (RAT) called “StrifeWater” that masquerades as the Windows Calculator app to evade detection.

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