Friday, January 28, 2022

Cyberspace

UN envoy: Iran victim of US and Israel cyber-attacks

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Iran to the United Nations has rejected using force in cyberspace. Majid Takht Ravanchi said Iran has been a victim of cyber-attacks by the United States and Israel.

Hackers attack Israeli engineering companies

A hacker group called Moses Staff says it has successfully conducted a cyberattack on three Israeli engineering companies. It comes less than two weeks after the same group leaked files saying to have obtained them in an attack on the Defense Ministry.

US, Israel behind cyberattack on Iran gas stations: Top General

The head of the Passive Defense Organization of Iran says the United States and the Israeli regime were behind the recent cyberattack on Iran’s gas stations.

Iran president: Tuesday cyberattack aimed to disrupt lives

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raesi says Tuesday’s cyberattack that caused an outage at the country’s gas stations was aimed at disrupting people’s lives.

Iran, Russia Sign Information Security Cooperation Pact

Highest-ranking diplomats from Iran and Russia signed an information security agreement that entails closer interaction between Tehran and Moscow in cyber-security activities.

Iran Thwarts over 412 Million Malware Attacks in One Year

The Iranian Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) says its cyber-security division has detected and foiled more than 412 cyberattacks over the past year.

Iran Says Cyber Attack on Rajaee Port Foiled Successfully

Iran says it has neutralised a cyber-attack, probably launched by Israel, on its infrastructure in Rajaee Port in the south of the country.

Iran Suing US for Cyber Attacks: Security Official

The head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization said the country’s judicial and diplomatic bodies have taken judicial action against the US for its cyber attacks and threats against Iran.

Iran Has No Preference in US Elections 2020: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran has no preference in the US 2020 presidential elections, denying that Iran would interfere with the upcoming votes.

Iran Denies Reports of Cyber-Attack on Its Oil Facilities

The cyberspace security centre of Iran president's office (AFTA) has in a statement rejected Western media reports that Iranian oil facilities and other vital infrastructure have been targeted by successful cyber-attacks.

Iran Chairs AALCO Meeting on Cyberspace in China

Chaired by the Islamic Republic of Iran, the 4th Working Group Meeting on International Law in Cyberspace of Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) was held in the Chinese city of Hangzhou on September 2-4, 2019.

Iran Cyber Police Warn against Using FaceApp

Iranian Police have warned against the unwanted consequences of the face-transforming FaceApp application.

Iran Says 33 Million Cyber Attacks Thwarted in Past Year

Iran’s minister of communications, Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi, says Tehran has managed to foil 33 million cyber attacks, including the one recently claimed by the US, during the past year.

Iran Gives Details of Disbanding US Cyber Espionage Networks

An Iranian Intelligence Ministry official gave new details on the “heavy blow” that Iranian intelligence forces have inflicted on the US by detecting and disbanding two sophisticated cyber espionage networks affiliated to the CIA.

Envoy Reveals US Sponsorship of Anti-Iran Twitter Accounts

Iran’s ambassador to London has divulged details about the role of US government in sponsoring a series of Twitter accounts involved in a propaganda campaign against the Islamic Republic.

Iranian Task Force to Counter US’ Cyber Threats: Minister

Iran’s Minister of Communication and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said his ministry has organized a task force to combat US cyber threats.

Iran Thwarts Israeli Cyber-Attacks on Its Communications Infrastructure

Iranian Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technology says the country has foiled cyber-attacks by the Israeli regime on some of its communications infrastructures.

Iran Calls for International Cooperation against Cyber Terrorism

A senior Iranian official has emphasized the need to strengthen international judicial cooperation in countering cyber-terrorism.

“Telegram, Safe Haven for Criminal Groups”

With its feature to provide users with anonymity, the popular messaging app Telegram has turned into a safe haven for criminal groups of different types.

Iranian Databases Target of Attacks Caused by Cisco Switch Flaw

A flaw in Cisco switches has allowed hackers to target critical infrastructure in many countries with cyberattacks including Iran.

Controversy Raging in Iran over “Threat” of Telegram Messaging App

Telegram, the most popular messaging app in Iran, has once again grabbed the headlines amid a fresh round of pressure on the government of Hassan Rouhani to block the “threatening” messenger.

Russia’s Central Election Committee under Attack from 15 Countries (+Video)

Russian media are reporting that there is an ongoing cyber-attack on Russia’s Central Election Commission, targeting its information centre.

Persian Ranks 11th among Most Popular Languages on Internet

A recent report by W3Tech says Persian language has turned into the 11th most popular language of websites in recent years.

Iran Falling Victim to Cyber-Attacks: Minister

Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology says contrary to certain claims, the Islamic Republic of Iran is current falling victim to cyber-attacks.

Rouhani’s Gov’t to Open Up Iran’s Political Atmosphere: ICT Minister

Iran’s ICT minister says the activities of counter-revolutionary elements in the cyberspace should not be used as a pretext to restrict the country’s political landscape.

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