These ransomware attackers sent their ransom note to the victim’s printer


An hacking group which conducts cyber espionage campaigns and ransomware attacks is targeting organisations in Europe and the United States. 

Cybersecurity researchers at Secureworks have detailed a string of cyber attacks involving ransomware and data theft which took place in early 2022 to an Iranian hacking group they refer to as Cobalt Mirage – also known as APT35, Charming KittenPhosphorus and TA453 by other research groups. 

Among the attacks is an incident targeting a US local government network in March 2022, which Secureworks researchers have attributed to Cobalt Mirage due to hallmarks of previously uncovered attacks by the group.  

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