Tag Archives: Iran

Flame/Skywiper Malware

Today brings the news of a malware attack focused on the middle east and Iran. Two sets of researchers announced their findings today and many antivirus companies announced they now detect it. Not that the infection rate was so high … Continue reading

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Iran Quake today

Normally Iran has quakes on the west side, in the mountains away from it’s cities and towns. But today they had a quake big enough to cause damage only 11 km from Neyshabur a town in the north east of the … Continue reading

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Infrastructure hacking?

Ok last year we had stuxnet which did a number on Iran’s nuclear processing facilities. And then we had all of the Anonymous and other hacker kiddies doing the Sony and other hacks this spring. Now we are told that … Continue reading

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Iran hacks Dutch cert authority and how to protect yourself

Man in the middle attacks are hard to defend against especially if the certificates are not forged. Iran government involved with Dutch certificate issuer hacking? ABC seems to think so.  The intent and outcome of the hacking was to make fake certificates for a … Continue reading

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“ACHIEVEMENT UNLOCKED: HACK SONY 6 TIMES!”

Sony apparently is not learning and Nintendo may have learned something but apparently not enough, and XBox look out they are gunning for you. Yes, LulzSec is back on the case and trying to prompt companies to be more secure … Continue reading

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