New Destructive Iranian Cyberattack – “Dustman”

News of a new destructive cyberattack targeting Saudi interests was published on January 7, 2020. The attack, likely from the government of Iran, took place in the Kingdom on December 29, 2020. The Saudi National Cybersecurity Authority published a technical analysis of the malware, Dustman, that was used for file wiping.

In this video, we review the report, dissecting what is known about the attack. Dustman technical report:

Catalin Cimpanu (@campuscodi) published a scoop detailing the targets of the attack:

https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-iranian-data-wiper-malware-hits-bapco-bahrains-national-oil-company/

Thanks to Jenna McLaughlin for breaking the story:

https://sports.yahoo.com/days-before-suleimani-strike-saudis-warned-of-new-destructive-cyber-attack-013125981.html