Data Shows No Link Between Syrian Electronic Army and Iran

The Syrian Electronic Army is not receiving help from hacking groups linked to Iran, according to a firm that helps large Fortune 500 companies track emerging cyber threats. 

Iran hacks US utilities

In an effort to prove that it can be almost as menacing as China, Iran has apparently hacked a bunch of US energy companies. 

Iran wants its own version of Google Earth

The Iranian suspicion of Western mapping systems is getting a little silly.

Obama spends more on cyber defense

US president Barack Obama has promised to increase spending to protect US computer networks from internet based attacks.

US Navy to deploy inexpensive laser weapon

The US Navy is going to deploy its first on ship laser next year and has been showing one in action on YouTube.

Iran is ineffectual at blocking VPNs

A company that runs a VPN service for Iranian customers said that attempts by the government to block the service over the weekend have failed. Iran tried to block VPN ports all over the country to stop citizens seeing banned sites like Facebook and Skype. But the owner of a Brazilian VPN says that it has been unaffected.

Stuxnet worm dates back to 2005

The Stuxnet worm, used to attack nuclear reprocessing plants in Iran, was targeting the country as early as 2005, say reseqarchers at security firm Symantec.

Iran sends monkey to space

Iran's successfully given a live monkey a round trip into space, the country's Al-Alam television channel reports.

Iran is behind bank attacks, says US

The wave of cyberattacks that hit US banks in September was the work of Iran, according to a US government official.

Huawei linked to Iran tech sales

China's Huawei - the world's second largest telecoms firm, but certainly not its most trusted - has been accused of involvement in a plan to sell equipment to Iran.

Iran launches own version of YouTube

Following blocks on YouTube earlier this year, Iran has launched its own video sharing alternative offering only 'appropriate' content.

Iran wages cyber war from Hizballah bunker



Suspected Iranian hackers have targeted a number of US banks and financial institutions over the past few weeks in a sustained digital offensive.

Iran restores Gmail, but YouTube block continues

Iran has lifted its block on Google services, imposed last week, but says it's planning extra censorship of YouTube.

Iran moves to block Google, plans its own private web

Iran is in the process of blocking access to Google search, Gmail and YouTube, saying it plans to introduce its own 'domestic internet'.

World of Warcraft blocked in Iran

Blizzard has cut off access to World of Warcraft in Iran, citing US trade sanctions.

Iran scoffs at AC/DC "loud volume" virus



A top Iranian official has denied that its controversial nuclear program was targeted by yet another cyber attack. 



Iran braces for more cyber attacks

A high-ranking Iranian minister says his country is bracing for more damaging cyber attacks by the United States, Israel and Britain.

Flame virus wiped out by its creators

The Flame virus discovered last week targeting computers in Iran has been ordered to self-destruct, leaving no trace - and no indication of who created it.

Report: Obama accelerated cyber attacks against Iran



The Obama administration reportedly ordered "increasingly sophisticated" cyber attacks against Iranian networks linked to nuclear enrichment facilities. 



Iran claims it has fix for Flame malware

The Iranian government says it has a removal tool for the Flame malware targeting the country's oil industry, and says it will give it to any Iranian organization that's been affected.