Red Sky Alliance recently learned of the defacement of multiple American websites by a self-proclaimed Iranian hacker as apparent revenge for the fatal US drone strike on Iranian General Qasem Soleimani. Evidence indicates that these are low level attacks looking to target convenient and insecure targets. The attacker, identifying as an Iranian hacker, posted a picture of General Soleimani on all of the defaced pages along with multiple social media accounts and a Gmail account; likely
DNATools Inc. application dnaLIMS is a “state-of-the art web-based laboratory information management system used to track and manage (scientific DNA research)”. It is commonly used by researchers in labs and universities around the world. In 2017, multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in this software. After the vendor was notified, their response indicates these vulnerabilities will not be fixed. It has been confirmed that these vulnerabilities still exist in the software and attack
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