Research Report

APT Group Profile: OilRig

OilRig is an Iranian-linked Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group, which also goes by the names of Cobalt Gypsy, Twisted Kitten and Crambus. The group was identified in 2015 and is believed to be linked to the Iranian Intelligence agency and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). At first, the group was perceived as immature and not highly sophisticated, but it has rapidly evolved and is now recognized as a sophisticated and dangerous Iranian Cyber APT. Download the full Threat Brief for more information!