By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

US lists IRGC-affiliated group over cyber-attacks

OFAC has designated 10 people and 2 entities affiliated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for their alleged involvement in malicious cyber-attacks. The group is said to exploit software vulnerabilities to carry out their ransomware activities and has targeted US and Middle Eastern defence, diplomatic and government personnel. OFAC Press Release & Notice, State Department Press Release. Those listed …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters & Peters LLP...

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