IBM analysts recently unveiled a first look at how threat actors may have placed Shamoon2 malware on systems in Saudi Arabia. Researchers showcased a potential malware lifecycle which started with spear phishing and eventually led to the deployment of the disk-wiping malware known as Shamoon. Their research showcased a set of downloaders and domains that […]
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BBC technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones interviews Arbor Networks Chief Scientist Craig Labovitz on the Iranian government’s Internet crackdown (4:42). Rory Cellan-Jones also wrote an article that appears on the BBC News Web site that can be read here.
The outcome of the Iranian elections now hangs in the balance and perhaps, also on the availability of the Internet (or at least Twitter and Facebook according to the US State Department). Based on significant Internet engineering changes over the last week, the Iranian government seems to agree… While other countries (e.g. Burma in 2007) […]