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Peugeot continues to play games with Iran sanctions

December 1, 2012

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Peugeot currently continues to play games with Iran sanctions, UANI (United Against Nuclear Iran U.S. group) Communications Director Nathan Carleton said, commenting on Peugeot still producing its cars in Iran. According to Carleton, since March 2012 more than 100,000 Peugeot vehicles have been produced in Iran. “We are concerned with Peugeot’s business in Iran. While […]

Iran releases “Ghadir” submarines, hovercrafts on water

November 28, 2012

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Iran today has released two Ghadir-class submarines and two hovercrafts on water, in presence of country’s Navy generals and other high ranking officials, IRINN Tv channel reported live. Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari was among the Navy officials at the ceremony. Yesterday, he said that the Iranian experts have also build special submarine […]

5 reasons why Iran’s car manufacturing suffers blow after blow

November 27, 2012

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On Nov. 27 the ISNA news agency reported that several car companies in Iran have halted their production, which caused the amount of car brands in Iran to diminish. Iran’s company for quality and standard inspections revealed the October statistics for car manufacturing quality in the country, which were less than satisfactory. The report included […]

“Iran relies on non-government “hackers” to assist in developing better security” – expert

September 11, 2012

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Iran, just like major powers like U.S. or China relies on non-government “hackers” to assist in developing better security processes, founder of WAF Enterprises, security expert Amrit Williams believes. On Sept. 4, Iran’s cyber police chief Kamal Hadyanfar told IRNA that the police will enlist the while-hat hackers to help fighting the cyber criminals. Amrit […]

“Kinetic attack to destroy Iranian nuclear capabilities can occur”

August 9, 2012

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If there is a serious and concerted effort to destroy Iranian nuclear capabilities through digital means and it fails or is significantly challenged then a kinetic attack would most likely occur sooner rather than later, founder of WAF Enterprises, securty expert Amrit Williams said. Iranian officials have announced that to avoid future cyberattacks, the country […]

Iran to unplug key agencies from Internet

August 7, 2012

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In a bid to avoid future cyberattacks, Iran plans to unplug key government agencies from the Internet starting next month, the country’s telecom chief Reza Taghipour said, ISNA reported. The plan to build a closed, nationwide intranet began in 2005. Two years ago, a limited test network was launched in the province of Qom. “The […]

If virus attacks on Iran continue, U.S. will get its teeth knocked out – official

July 26, 2012

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If the U.S. continues to spread virus attacks on Iran, it will suffer a fatal blow and get its teeth knocked out, an official from Iran’s General Defense Headquarters Cyber Security department said, IRNA reported. Commenting on the recent news about Iranian nuclear plants being attacked by the virus, the official noted that cyber-attacks against […]

Iran establishes security operations center to tackle attacks, vulnerabilities

July 6, 2012

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Iran has established a security operations center (SOC) to tackle various attacks and security vulnerabilities, Mehr reported. A security operations center (SOC) is a centralized unit in an organization that deals with security issues, on an organizational and technical level. An SOC within a building or facility is a central location from where staff supervises […]

Flame can sabotage computers, likely used to attack Iran – Symantec Corp

June 22, 2012

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The powerful Flame computer virus is not only capable of espionage but it can also sabotage computer systems and likely was used to attack Iran in April, according to a leading security company, Symantec Corporation, Reuters reported. Iran had previously blamed Flame for causing data loss on computers in the countrys main oil export terminal […]

Following “flame” attack on Iran, Kaspersky issues cyberwar warning

June 4, 2012

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Europe’s largest antivirus company Kaspersky Lab warned against possible cyberwar, following the “flame” virus that attacked computers in Iran and the Middle East, NY Times reported. Kaspersky Lab recognized “Flame” as a technologically sophisticated virus that only a government could create. Kaspersky Lab said most infections (189) were found in Iran, and, although other infections […]

Iran starts making own anti-virus software

May 3, 2012

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Iran has started making its own anti-virus software, Assistant Professor of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Shiraz, Mohammad Hossein Sheikhi said, ISNA reported. The software is being developed by Iranian experts from Shiraz Computer Emergency Response Team of APA (Academic Protection and Awareness) of Iran. APA centers started operation in 2007 with […]

“Iran-Tajikistan railroad project to remain on drawing board for some time”

April 16, 2012

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Despite ceremonies Iran-Tajikistan railroad project will remain on drawing board for some time to come, U.S. Northeastern University Professor Kamran Dadkhah said. Professor was commenting on the news about Iran and Tajikistan agreeing on implementing Iran-Afghanistan-Tajikistan railroad project.