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Iran establishes security operations center to tackle attacks, vulnerabilities

July 6, 2012


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


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 […]