Iran

12.27.14
Cyberattacks used security software to cover their trail
12.27.14

Cyberattacks used security software to cover their trail

State-sponsored hacking attempts frequently rely on specially written software, but that's a risky...

By J. Fingas,   12.27.14
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12.13.14
FBI warns businesses about large-scale Iranian hacking threats
12.13.14

FBI warns businesses about large-scale Iranian hacking threats

There's still some debate over the scale of Iran's reported Operation Cleaver hacking campaign, bu...

By J. Fingas,   12.13.14
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12.03.14
Operation Cleaver report ties Iranian hackers to attacks on major companies
12.03.14

Operation Cleaver report ties Iranian hackers to attacks on major companies

Back in 2013, US officials accused Iranian hackers of breaking into the Navy's computers. Now, US...

By M. Moon,   12.03.14
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11.13.14
Stuxnet worm entered Iran's nuclear facilities through hacked suppliers
11.13.14

Stuxnet worm entered Iran's nuclear facilities through hacked suppliers

You may have heard the common story of how Stuxnet spread: the United States and Israel reportedly...

By J. Fingas,   11.13.14
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09.06.14
Not every house has rooms that turn 90 degrees, but this one does
09.06.14

Not every house has rooms that turn 90 degrees, but this one does

It would seem that when Iran isn't busy putting the kibosh down on social media, its architects ar...

By T. Seppala,   09.06.14
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09.02.14
Iranian President says internet access is crucial for his country
09.02.14

Iranian President says internet access is crucial for his country

Iran may be quick to clamp down on internet freedoms, but President Hassan Rouhani doesn't believe...

By J. Fingas,   09.02.14
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06.20.14
Iran throws tech bloggers in prison for working with 'enemy media'
06.20.14

Iran throws tech bloggers in prison for working with 'enemy media'

Most countries with internet access see the web as a tool for communication. But in Iran? It's a t...

By S. Buckley,   06.20.14
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05.29.14
US officials reportedly duped into friending Iranian spies on social networks
05.29.14

US officials reportedly duped into friending Iranian spies on social networks

A fair few government officials will be poring over their personal LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter...

By S. Sakr,   05.29.14
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05.27.14
Iranian court summons Mark Zuckerberg to answer privacy concerns
05.27.14

Iranian court summons Mark Zuckerberg to answer privacy concerns

We've got a feeling that Mark Zuckerberg will, regretfully, be unable to accept this particular fo...

By S. Sakr,   05.27.14
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