Friday, May 27, 2022

Cyberspace

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.

Fortune Telling: A Booming Business in Iran Cyberspace

Fortune-tellers are cashing in on the laxity of rules in the virtual space to expand their business in Iran.

‘ISIS Seeking to Establish Cyber-Caliphate’

A senior Iranian police official says ISIS has turned to the cyberspace to recruit operatives and coordinate its terrorist operations.

Websites Filtered Only by Judicial Decrees: Iranian Official

A top Iranian Judiciary official says websites and other online services could be blocked only through judicial decrees, not based on a certain official’s opinion.

‘Iran Adopting Realistic Approach toward Social Networks’

Iran’s culture minister says a confrontational approach will be ineffective in dealing with social networks and cyberspace in the country.

Islamic Virtual Network Needed to Counter West’s Cyber Colonialism

An Iranian academic underlined the need for a virtual network for Muslims as a countermeasure against the cyber colonialism of the West.

Iranian Parliament Votes for Increased Bandwidth

The Iranian Parliament authorized the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology to increase the country’s bandwidth by 30 terabytes per second during the Sixth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2016-21).

Iran Shut Downs 700 Dating Websites

Iranian Cyber Police has closed 700 dating websites, Iranian media reported on Monday, October 10.

US Hands Internet Control to ICANN

In an historic decision, the US government finally decided to hand over its control over the Internet.

Ayatollah Khamenei Urges Iranian Clerics’ Active Presence in Cyberspace

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called on the Iranian clerics and religious promoters to keep abreast of the latest developments in the digital world and use the cyberspace to counter hostile plots against Islam.

Iran Sets Up 1st Cloud Data Centre

An Iranian private sector company launched the country’s first-ever cloud data center, partly funded by the government.

Hacker of Government Websites Detained in Iran

An IRGC centre countering organized cybercrimes announced on Saturday that it has captured a hacker inside the country who was behind cyber-attacks on the websites of several state-run organizations.

Iran to Develop Integrated Cyber-Attack Warning System: Official

Head of Iran’s Civil Defence Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali unveiled plans for developing a nationwide alert system that would warn the country’s organizations of possible cyber-attacks.

Leader calls for active, effective presence in cyberspace

We should shed our passivity in cyberspace by tapping into the potential of young talents and taking wise measures, Ayatollah Khamenei noted.

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