The latest news and views about cyberspace
The Iranian minister of information and communications technology says the government, as the protector of the citizens’ interests, has to promote the country’s cyber security infrastructure and open up the space for people and businesses.
Iranian authorities have reportedly arrested one person over a recent cyberattack that targeted Tehran municipality’s website and surveillance cameras, an informed source says.
An Iranian official has rejected reports of a cyber attack at the Imam Khomeini International Airport, south of Tehran, saying a technical glitch in the passport control system briefly left passengers stranded there earlier on Saturday.
Tehran’s municipality says its website on Thursday was hacked in a cyber-attack and some profane pictures appeared on it for several minutes.
An Iranian cyber security institution says its experts have thwarted a large-scale cyber attack originating from IPs in Western states against the country’s infrastructure, conducted through the security loopholes of an application commonly used at different institutions.
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.
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.
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’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.
Highest-ranking diplomats from Iran and Russia signed an information security agreement that entails closer interaction between Tehran and Moscow in cyber-security activities.
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 it has neutralised a cyber-attack, probably launched by Israel, on its infrastructure in Rajaee Port in the south of the country.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A senior Iranian official has emphasized the need to strengthen international judicial cooperation in countering cyber-terrorism.
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