CISA Statement on Iranian Cybersecurity Threats

Original release date: June 24, 2019

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Christopher C. Krebs has released a statement in response to the recent rise in malicious cyber activity—including spear phishing and brute force attacks—by Iranian regime actors and proxies.

CISA encourages users and administrators to review the CISA Statement on Iranian Cybersecurity Threats and tips and best practices for staying safe online, including the following:

•    Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks
•    Password Spraying — Brute Force Attacks
•    Choosing and Protecting Passwords
•    Supplementing Passwords

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