[SecurityWeek] Iranian Hackers Impersonate British Scholars in Recent Campaign

In a recent attack campaign, the Iran-linked threat actor tracked as TA453 has been posing as UK scholars with the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) to engage targets of interest and steal their credentials, security researchers with Proofpoint reveal.

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