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Cyber police chief reports 296 serious cyberattacks on Iran vital systems

Cyber police chief reports 296 serious cyberattacks on Iran vital systems

TEHRAN, Apr. 29 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Cyber Police Chief General Kamal Hadianfar said Sun. that there have been 296 serious attacks on the country’s vital infrastructures in 2017, 50% of which were launched from US and China.Speaking to reporters at a press conference on Sunday, Cyber Police Chief General Kamal Hadianfar said internet crimes have increased by 900 percent since...

Iranian data bases come under external cyber attack

Iranian data bases come under external cyber attack

TEHRAN, Apr. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian ICT minister reported late Friday that some of Iran’s data bases had come under cyber attack from outside the country disrupting the Internet."A number of small routers have shifted to factory default," the Minister of Communications and Information Technology (ICT) Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi posted on his Twitter account on Friday...

UK repeats US cyber-attack charges against Iran

UK repeats US cyber-attack charges against Iran

TEHRAN, Mar. 24 (Press Shia Agency) - The British Foreign Office Minister for Cyber Lord Tariq Ahmad on Friday followed the US government in accusing Iran of involving in the destructive cyber activities targeting hundreds of universities.Tariq Ahmad claimed that British government judges that Mabna Institute, affiliated to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), in Iran was responsible for a...

Jazayeri calls for barricade against enemy’s cyber attack

Jazayeri calls for barricade against enemy’s cyber attack

TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (Press Shia) – Iranian Brigadier General Jazayeri said any inefficiency and weakness in managing cyberspace and protecting it against enemy troops was unforgivable and called for creation of strong fortresses against any possible cyber attack.Brigadier General Jazayeri, the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, said authorities and managers who failed to deal with...

Mossad spy in AEOI to be executed: prosecutor

Mossad spy in AEOI to be executed: prosecutor

TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Tehran Prosecutor General Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi said that the spy who helped Mossad to assassinate Iranian nuclear energy scientists have been sentenced to death.Dowlatabadi said that he has recently met with Ahmadreza Jalali, who has been sentenced to death for espionage, and added that “the convict has confessed he had met with agents of...

Iran industrial cyber system among world's 10 most vulnerable

Iran industrial cyber system among world's 10 most vulnerable

TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – The findings of a research by Kaspersky Lab shows that in the first 6 months of 2017, Iran has been among 10 countries whose industrial cyber systems are the most vulnerable. According to the Kaspersky research, which has been published by the Iran’s Maher Company, Iran industrial cyber systems have been infected with ransomware. Among the 10 countries...

Economic war against Iran 'a serious threat'

Economic war against Iran 'a serious threat'

TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (Press Shia) – Head of Passive Defense Organization of Iran Brig. Gen. Gholamreza Jalali said the Islamic Republic of Iran is truly involved in a war against its economy.Gen. Gholamreza Jalali made the remarks during National Conference on Passive Defense kicked off Monday morning at IRIB International Conference Center. “In 2002, political and military...

Ransomware infection hits 4k PCs in Iran

Ransomware infection hits 4k PCs in Iran

TEHRAN, May 30 (Press Shia Agency) – A massive cyber-attack using tools stolen from the US National Security Agency (NSA) has struck 4,000 computers in Iran, according to Iran’s CERT Coordination Center.According to reports from Iran’s computer emergency response team (CERT) Coordination Center, known as MAHER, in the last three days alone, 2,000 more computers in Iran were infected by the...

Iran prepared to recover ransomware infected data  

Iran prepared to recover ransomware infected data  

TEHRAN, May 14 (Press Shia Agency) – In case of any reports on infected computers at Iranian organizations by the NSA-derived ransomware, Iran’s Passive Defense Organization is prepared to recover the damaged data, head of the Organization said Sunday.Head of Iran’s Passive Defense Organization Brig. Gen. Gholamreza Jalali said hackers have stolen the cyberweapons from the US National...