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    Nokia Siemens Sued for Providing Spy Tech to Iran

    Nokia Siemens is being sued by a journalist imprisoned without trial in Iran since June 2009 for allegedly providing the Iranian government with surveillance equipment used to capture him. Following the apparently fraudulent 2009 presidential elections, Isa Saharkhiz went into hiding after publishing an article calling the Grand Ayatollah a hypocrite, responsible for the fraudulent […] More

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    Malware Targets Iranian Companies

    Iran has experienced the first-ever malware attack against industrial control systems, which is spreading via USB drives. The malware provides backdoors and steals critical infrastructure documents relating to SCADA systems, according to Asia CNET. Iranian media claim attacks have hit industrial facilities that use SCADA systems provided by Siemens. A report by Symantec says that […] More

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    Iranian Cyber Army Second-Largest in the World, Claims Iranian Commander

    After hacking Twitter and various Iranian websites and engaging in a cyber war with China, Iranian Cyber Army is said to be looking at the Revolutionary Guards for direction, according to a senior Revolutionary Guards Corps commander. Fars news agency reports Ebrahim Jabbari, commander of the Ali Ebn-e Abi Taleb Guards in Qom, said Thursday […] More

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    Human Rights Activist Condemns Iran Cyber Crackdown

    Last week, The New New Internet reported on the hacking attacks against Human Rights Activists in Iran by members of the Revolutionary Guards. Today, at a speaking engagement at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, Ahmad Batebi, of Human Rights Activists in Iran, and Joe Stork, of Human Rights Watch, spoke out against the […] More

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    Opposition Websites in Iran Hacked

    Members of the Revolutionary Guards in Iran have hacked into 29 websites run by the opposition, according to the Fars News Agency. “The hacked websites acted against Iran’s national security under the cover of human rights activities,” the report said. The hacked websites were disclosed in a statement released on a Revolutionary Guards website. Following […] More

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    Clinton Calls for Cybersecurity Cooperation

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, speaking a gathering at the Newseum yesterday, called for greater Internet freedom and greater cooperation with the international community in combating cyber threats. “Disruptions in these systems demand a coordinated response by all governments, the private sector, and the international community,” she said. As law enforcement looks increasingly toward combating […] More

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    Chinese and Iranians Battle in Cyberspace

    On Monday evening, the Chinese search engine was hit by an attack from the ‘Iranian Cyber Army’, hackers who brought down Twitter briefly late last year. In response to the attacks, hackers in China sought to restore national pride by retaliating against websites registered in Iran. One website registered in Iran had the following message […] More

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    Twitter in Iran

    Read about the ‘Twitter Revolution’ here, Twitter’s role in Iran’s grass-root movement here,   why Twitter delayed its upgrade here and here, is Twitter really making an impact in Iran? here. the State Department defending its Twitter Company intervention here, how the Iranians are defeating government censorship here.  More

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