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Iranian firm accused of hacking into hundreds of universities

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The US justice department has accused an Iranian company and 10 individuals of carrying out cyberattacks, many of which were aimed at universities around the world. The Mabna Institute was set up in 2013, and prosecutors in the US believe that it was established to help Iranian organisations get their… Read more »

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2013 attack on New York dam was the work of Iranian hackers says report

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A recent report has revealed that Iranian hackers were behind the 2013 attack on a dam near New York. The BBC reports that although it did no damage, it revealed a lot about how the flood control system worked and other significant information. Bowman Avenue dam in Rye, New York,… Read more »

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Iran nuclear plants unamused by AC/DC-playing virus

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For heavy metal fans, a computer virus playing AC/DC on full volume in the middle of the night might be music to the ears. But for those working at Iran’s nuclear power plants, the hard rock tunage has left them less than impressed. A virus whose primary function was to… Read more »

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