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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 […]