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Iran Plans To Stop Using The Internet By 2013

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Iran is planning on on joining the list of nations abandoning the global internet for their own national intranet, and officials say that the transition may be completed by 2013. Iran's head of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology Reza Taqipour, speaking in a conference at Amir Kabir University,...
Iran Plans To Stop Using The Internet By 2013

Iran acknowledges that Flame virus has infected computers nationwide

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Iranian officials have acknowledged that a sophisticated virus has infected computers across the country and, echoing the conclusions of security researchers, suggested that the malicious code is related to the virus that damaged centrifuges in an Iranian nuclear facility two years ago. Read full article >>...
Iran acknowledges that Flame virus has infected computers nationwide

TimesCast Tech: Driverless Cars

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On this week's show: California legalizes driverless cars. Meg Whitman bets on old and new businesses to revive Hewlett-Packard. Centrifuges, blowtorches and liquid nitrogen invade the kitchen....
TimesCast Tech: Driverless Cars
Symantec uncovers an older version of Stuxnet, proving it is directly related to Flame
Stuxnet source code could open a Pandora's Box of cyberwarfare
NATO says famed cyber attack against Iran nuclear plant is 'act of force'

CBS's "60 Minutes" Casts Its Eye on Stuxnet Worm

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It’s been almost two years since the infamous and mysterious computer worm known as Stuxnet was first detected by a team of researchers in Belarus. Opinions on this vary, but the worm that is said to have caused explosions at certain nuclear installations in Iran is thought to have...
CBS's "60 Minutes" Casts Its Eye on Stuxnet Worm
US ordered Stuxnet cyberattack against Iran, says NYT investigation
Beware: We May Be Entering The Age Of Cybersabotage

Evasi0n Jailbreak Installed on 1.7 Million Devices Since Monday Release

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In a discussion with Forbes, Cydia appstore administrator Jay Freeman revealed that the evasi0n jailbreak had been installed 800,000 times within six hours of its Monday release. By Tuesday, Cydia had been installed 1.7 million times, and according to a chart tweeted by Freeman, Cydia was receiving 14,000 hits per...
Evasi0n Jailbreak Installed on 1.7 Million Devices Since Monday Release

Air Force's cyber commander says Iran is next big 'Net menace

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General William Shelton, commander of the US Air Force Space Command, told reporters in a press briefing for the Defense Writers Group that he believes Iran's growing "cyber" capabilities will be a "force to be reckoned with," thanks in part to Iran's response to the Stuxnet attacks on its...
Air Force's cyber commander says Iran is next big 'Net menace

Computer worm that hit Iran oil terminals 'is most complex yet'

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Experts warn W32.Flamer may have been developed by a nation state as part of cyberwarfare activitiesA cyber-attack that targeted Iran's oil ministry and main export terminal was caused by the most sophisticated computer worm yet developed, experts have warned.The virus appears to have been directed primarily at a small number...
Computer worm that hit Iran oil terminals 'is most complex yet'

TIMESCAST: TimesCast Tech | September 26, 2012

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California legalizes driverless cars. | Meg Whitman bets on old and new businesses to revive Hewlett-Packard. | Centrifuges, blowtorches and liquid nitrogen invade the kitchen....
TIMESCAST: TimesCast Tech | September 26, 2012
New zero-day exploits in industrial software channel the ghost of Microsoft Bob

Iran Possibly Behind 'Operation Ababil' Cyber Attacks Against Financial Institutions

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  Stuxnet, the first shot across the bow. (Krebs On Security) Cyber attackers who went after Chase and Bank of America with Directed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on the banks’ websites may have been working for Iran. A report from the Washington Post cites several officials who have made this...
Iran Possibly Behind 'Operation Ababil' Cyber Attacks Against Financial Institutions

Symantec warns of malware targeting SQL databases

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Symantec has spotted another odd piece of malware that appears to be targeting Iran and is designed to meddle with SQL databases. The company discovered the malware, called W32.Narilam, on November 15 but on Friday published a more detailed writeup by Shunichi Imano. Narilam is rated as a "low...
Symantec warns of malware targeting SQL databases

Cue the Conspiracy Theories: Parts of Flame Virus Are Nearly Identical to Stuxnet

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Perhaps President Obama's administration shouldn't have been so eager to take credit for Stuxnet in the press. As Reuters reports, Kaspersky Lab, a leading computer security firm in Moscow, has discovered that portions of code in the newer Flame virus are "nearly identical" to code in Stuxnet, the cyber weapon...
Cue the Conspiracy Theories: Parts of Flame Virus Are Nearly Identical to Stuxnet

Symantec: work on Stuxnet worm started two years earlier than first thought

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Most of us think we know the tale of Stuxnet: it's a possibly government-sponsored worm that played havoc with Iranian centrifuges in 2009, setting back the country's uranium enrichment program without involving any traditional weapons. Researchers at Symantec, however, now claim there's an untold narrative. They've discovered a Stuxnet...
Symantec: work on Stuxnet worm started two years earlier than first thought

Cyberwar Is With Us: Details Emerge About Use Of Stuxnet Worm In Iran

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In an excellent piece by David Sanger, the NY Times has confirmed what we all suspected: that the US deployed the Stuxnet worm, a powerful worm that targets very specific machines within Iran’s nuclear enrichment program. Mr. Obama decided to accelerate the attacks — begun in the Bush administration and...
Cyberwar Is With Us: Details Emerge About Use Of Stuxnet Worm In Iran

Stuxnet pinned on US and Israel as an out-of-control creation

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Ever since Stuxnet was discovered, most of the accusing fingers have been pointed at the US, Israel or both, whether or not there was any evidence; it was hard to ignore malware that seemed tailor-made for wrecking Iranian centrifuges and slowing down the country's nuclear development. As it turns...
Stuxnet pinned on US and Israel as an out-of-control creation

The Unintended Consequences of Undeclared Cyberwar

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The latest mysterious cyberweapon detected in recent weeks is called Flame. It is being described by security researchers as “the most sophisticated cyber weapon yet unleashed.” It is a big package of software that apparently offers an attacker something like a Swiss Army-knife because it can do a lot of...
The Unintended Consequences of Undeclared Cyberwar
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