Monday September 21, 2020

Iran fights mysterious spy virus

Iran is once again in the crosshairs of an anonymous international cyberattack. The Israeli vice prime minister said his country was "blessed" with advanced technology, when asked.

31st May, 2012
Iranian soldiers on parade during National Army Day in Tehran.

Iran is once again in the crosshairs of an international cyberattack.

On May 28, almost two years after a sophisticated virus known as Stuxnet wrecked some of the country’s uranium enrichment equipment, Tehran asked international security researchers for help fighting off an infection targeting computers in the energy sector. Experts have just begun to analyse the oversized virus’s 650,000 lines of code, Bloomberg Businessweek reports in its June 4 issue.

McAfee’s Dave Marcus notes...

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