TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian Army commander called on enemies to give up their rookie dreams of attacking Iran in order to avoid the Iranian Armed Forces' crushing response.
"I advise the global arrogance to forget their naïve dreams of invading Iran," Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan told FNA on the sidelines of the Army drills in Iran's Western province of Kermanshah on Wednesday, and stated that Iran has soldiers and volunteer forces who can defend the country powerfully.
The shutdown of New York's financial sector caused by Hurricane Sandy is a stark reminder of how much tumult a human-generated disruption also could cause, said Avivah Litan, security analyst at Gartner. "The fact that the stock market had to close for two days because of a hurricane should be a wake-up call that we are largely unprepared for a major cyberwar."
Hackers are actively attacking some of the largest banks in the nation, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano warned this week.
The ACLU and CCR have filed a lawsuit challenging the government's targeted killing of three U.S. citizens in drone strikes far from any armed conflict zone.
In Al-Aulaqi v. Panetta (Al-Awlaki v. Panetta) the groups charge that the U.S. government's killings of U.S. citizens Anwar Al-Aulaqi, Samir Khan, and 16-year-old Abdulrahman Al-Aulaqi in Yemen last year violated the Constitution's fundamental guarantee against the deprivation of life without due process of law.
Dubai: One third of all cyber attacks last year targeted the ATM and internet banking applications in the Middle East, an industry expert said.
"Today's attacks have moved to the application layer from the earlier years of network-based attacks. The motivation behind the attacks is clearly for financial gains and, therefore, attackers are targeting business applications and web applications," Rajat Mohanty, CEO of Paladion Networks, said.
The Flame case has raised the question on the real cyber warfare capabilities of every country, we have spoken of the strong commitment of Indian and German government, praising the US capabilities for the involvement in operations such as the “
WASHINGTON — From his first months in office, President Obama secretly ordered increasingly sophisticated attacks on the computer systems that run Iran’s main nuclear enrichment facilities, significantly expanding America’s first sustained use of cyberweapons, according to participants in the program.
Programmers at the National Security Agency and in the Israeli military created a series of worms to attack the computers that control Iran’s nuclear enrichment center at Natanz. The attacks were repeated for several years, and each time the programs varied to make them difficult to detect. One of the variants escaped from Natanz and became public.
1. Programmers at the National Security Agency and in the Israeli military write a “beacon” program that can map out the workings of the plant.
In 2011, the US government rolled out its "International Strategy for Cyberspace," which reminded us that "interconnected networks link nations more closely, so an attack on one nation’s networks may have impact far beyond its borders." An in-depth report today from the New York Times confirms the truth of that statement as it finally lays bare the history and development of the Stuxnet virus—and how it accidentally escaped from the Iranian nuclear facility that was its target.