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12.22.15
How seismographs can track battlefield bombings
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How seismographs can track battlefield bombings

A sensor array that kept tabs on Iran's nuke tests also documented a decade of war.

By A. Tarantola,   12.22.15
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11.25.15
Facebook's new alert system warned the US about Iranian hackers
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Facebook's new alert system warned the US about Iranian hackers

If it weren't for Facebook code that warns about state-sponsored hacks, the US State Department might not have caught an Iranian attack when it did.

By J. Fingas,   11.25.15
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10.28.15
The politics of nuclear technology, from Hiroshima to Iran
10.28.15

The politics of nuclear technology, from Hiroshima to Iran

Iran's nuclear program is a big deal now, even though the relevant technology has existed for decades.

By J. Conditt,   10.28.15
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06.16.15
Malware used Foxconn digital certificate to spy on Iran nuclear talks
06.16.15

Malware used Foxconn digital certificate to spy on Iran nuclear talks

Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab has looked deeper into the malware that attacked its network a...

By M. Moon,   06.16.15
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06.15.15
Iran bans some officials from using smartphones over spying jitters
06.15.15

Iran bans some officials from using smartphones over spying jitters

As you might gather, Iran is more than a little nervous about people bringing the wrong devices in...

By J. Fingas,   06.15.15
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06.10.15
State-backed spyware targets antivirus maker, Iranian nuclear talks
06.10.15

State-backed spyware targets antivirus maker, Iranian nuclear talks

The threat posed by state-sponsored malware might be even larger than first thought. Antivirus de...

By J. Fingas,   06.10.15
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02.10.15
NSA leaks suggest Iran learned cyberwarfare from US attacks
02.10.15

NSA leaks suggest Iran learned cyberwarfare from US attacks

The US government and security experts have connected Iran to many cyberattacks in the past, inclu...

By M. Moon,   02.10.15
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01.26.15
How a former Rockstar developer is leading a revolution in gaming
01.26.15

How a former Rockstar developer is leading a revolution in gaming

When Navid Khonsari left Rockstar Games after working as the cinematic director on several Grand T...

By J. Volpe,   01.26.15
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12.30.14
FBI wants to know if US banks launched revenge hacks against Iran
12.30.14

FBI wants to know if US banks launched revenge hacks against Iran

Your parents might have told you that revenge solves nothing, but it's not clear that American ban...

By J. Fingas,   12.30.14
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