Iranian Internet users were able to access Facebook and Twitter for the first time in four years on Monday, but that wasn’t a sign Iran was loosening its restrictions on the social media sites. It was just a big, fat glitch.
Sanctions in Iran are making it tough for tech companies — including Samsung — to do business there.
An Iranian scientist has invented a cheap time machine but won’t release it to the world, he says. And the Chinese are to blame.
A group of NATO researchers say the Stuxnet attacks were an illegal act of force against Iran, as is outlined in a new manual that makes international law applicable to cyber warfare.
The earliest version of Stuxnet we knew of dated back to 2009. Today, Symantec uncovered an earlier malware thought to be Stuxnet 0.5, created in 2005.
While Yahoo Mail may not be the most popular email service in the world, it is widely preferred to all other services in Iran.
An Air Force commander is bringing to light concerns the government has over a growing cyber offense in Iran, promising that the Defense Department will soon add 1,000 people to the Air Force’s “cyber” department.
A number of denial of service attacks have taken down U.S. bank web sites since September. While some have come forward claiming responsibility, other believe Iran may be behind the attacks.
A news outlet in Iran says that the Stuxnet virus attacked two of its facilities — a power plant and the Culture Ministry — and believes the U.S. and Israel are behind the strike.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is freaked out, and for good reason. He advised America today that the country is in danger of a cyber attack that could end in civilian death.
The U.S. Congress Intelligence Committee and telecommunications vendor Cisco are agreed on one thing: Chinese networking equipment companies can’t be trusted.
Most modern governments celebrate the anniversary of a national revolution day by making it an official holiday where people routinely get off work, eat food that probably isn’t healthy, and spend quality time with family and friends.
Stuxnet has been called the most sophisticated computer worm ever created. We know there are siblings to the malware which took down Iran’s nuclear centrifuges, but now Kaspersky labs is saying there may be up to four other worms in the family tree.
Iranian officials have confirmed that the Stuxnet computer worm has infected at least 30,000 computers in the country.