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Pistachio Harvest

Pistachio Harvest is a collaborative project between Norse Corporation and the Critical Threats Project at the American Enterprise Institute to describe Iran's footprint in cyberspace and identify important trends in Iranian cyberattacks.This page will feature publications related to this ongoing project. For more information, please visit www.pistachioharvest.com. 

 

Imam Hossein University: Cyberattacks and IT Systems

Pistachio Harvest is a collaborative project between Norse Corporation and the Critical Threats Project at the American Enterprise Institute to describe Iran's footprint in cyberspace and identify important trends in Iranian cyberattacks. As part of this project the Norse Intelligence Network has exposed cyberattacks and IT systems linked to Imam Hossein University (IHU), which is home to the Islamic Revolutionart Guard Corps' advanced military education programs.

Bank Sepah: Cyberattacks, IT Systems, and Components

Pistachio Harvest is a collaborative project between Norse Corporation and the Critical Threats Project at the American Enterprise Institute to describe Iran's footprint in cyberspace and identify important trends in Iranian cyberattacks. As part of this project, the Norse Intelligence Network has exposed cyberattacks and IT systems linked to Bank Sepah, the IRGC's official bank. Norse sensors were attacked 18 times between the beginning of April and the end of June 2013 from an IP belonging to Bank Sepah (94.184.120.24).

 

Iran Tracker Blog: Why Phased Sanction Relief is So Hard For Iran to Swallow

Last week there was widespread optimism that a deal on Iran’s nuclear program was close. Now a less enthusiastic tone has emerged, especially from Western negotiators, and a key problem appears to be how much and how fast sanctions relief will come.

Iran Tracker Blog: Nuclear Framework Agreement Has Iran Smiling

It has been congratulations all around in Tehran since Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif returned home with a framework for a comprehensive nuclear agreement with the P5+1.

Iran Tracker Blog: What Does Iran Really Want in Yemen?

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei and other senior leaders loudly condemned Riyadh’s ongoing Operation Decisive Storm against the al Houthi rebels last week, and the shape of Iran’s counter-narrative is now emerging. Today Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarifannounced a peace plan calling for a ceasefire and dialogue. But what does Iran really want?