Fresh cyber assaults on Iran

IRAN has been forced to take emergency action to protect its main oil terminal and other parts of its energy infrastructure after they came under a fresh wave of cyber attacks. Reports on semi-official news agencies said that the oil terminal, on Kharg Island near the neck of the Persian…

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Iran oil terminal network hit by mystery “worm”

Iran appears to have has suffered a cyberattack that has disrupted and possibly damaged state websites and caused the facilities at the country’s key Kharg Island oil facility to be disconnected from the Internet, news agencies are reporting. The Iranian Mehr news agency briefly said that the Iranian Oil Ministry,…

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Report: Iran unplugs oil terminal from Internet

Iran has disconnected its oil ministry and its main crude export terminal from the Internet to avoid being attacked by computer malware, a semiofficial news agency reported on Monday. View full post on Security News Headlines – Yahoo! News View full post on National Cyber Security

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MTN’s cash, weapons and diplomatic influence in Iran

Cellphone giant MTN was so desperate to win a mobile operating licence in the “virgin” territory of Iran that it allegedly put together a package of bribes, trading opportunities in sophisticated weaponry, capital investment and diplomatic influence that the Islamic Republic could not resist. That is the claim of rival…

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