Tag Archives: cyber-warfare

An assassination in Iran? Or a very convenient accident

The news out of Iran is that the Iranian head of cyber-warfare, Mojtaba Ahamadi, was found mysteriously shot dead in a wooded area: Mojtaba Ahmadi, who served as commander of the Cyber War Headquarters, was found dead in a wooded … Continue reading

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The long arm of Israeli defense? Or just a coincidence?

A couple of items in recent days caught my eye and sparked my imagination with conspiracy theories. A mysterious blast in Southern Lebanon, near Israel’s border, was claimed by Lebanese security sources to be the result of an old unexploded … Continue reading

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Who owns Stuxnet virus?

Last week an article in the New York Times reported that US President Obama claimed responsibility for ordering the wave of cyber attacks that have been hitting Iran’s nuclear program.  The article goes on to give credit to former President … Continue reading

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Powerful new cyber weapon hits Iran

Meet “Flame”, the newest and most powerful cyber-virus to hit Iranian computers, as well as many more around the Middle East. However, there is a twist in this tail tale, since the virus has apparently also infected Israeli computers, at … Continue reading

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