Iran To Set Up Cyber Rescue Units

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Iranian Telecommunication and Information Technology Minister Reza Taqipour told the Fars news agency that a national center to coordinate the cyber rescue units among the executive organizations.

Stuxnet worm has attacked Iran's Natanz uranium enrichment center's computers in 2010. After that, during last and current years, Ququ and Flame spy malwares attacked on Iranian computers reportedly.

In April 2011, Iranian officials announced that the country had been targeted by a new computer worm named Stars.

On May 28, Reuters reported that security experts had discovered a new data-stealing spyware virus dubbed Flame that had lurked inside thousands of computers in several Middle Eastern countries, including Iran, for as long as five years as part of a sophisticated cyber warfare campaign.

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