Browsing All posts tagged under »antivirus«

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

June 22, 2012


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


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


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 […]