On the anniversary of the Bahrain uprising, Anonymous hackers have targeted Combined Systems, defacing the US weapons maker's site.
Credited as a being part of both the HackVDay Valentines Day rampage and a wider protest commemorating the Bahrain uprising's anniversary, news of the attack broke on Tuesday.
The number of hacking events of late is making our heads spin at CNET.There were scores of computer attacks, network intrusions and data breaches in 2011 and the trend shows no signs of abating in 2012.
Iran has cut off access to the Internet, leaving millions of people without access to e-mail and social networks.
An individual inside the country confirmed this morning that Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo email are no longer available. Ditto for Facebook. So far, the government has not made any announcement about the service interruption.
But cyber-sophisticated Iranians are still able to circumvent the government by using proxy servers over VPN connections.
Simurgh (phoenix) is a lightweight stand-alone proxy software and service.This means that it can be run without any prior installation or administrator rights on the computer You can copy it to your USB flash drive and use it on a shared computer like in an Internet cafe.
It is available for any version of Microsoft Windows.The size of the file is less than 1MB, so it can be downloaded even on a slow Internet connection in a reasonable time.
Filtering Internet ceritera in Iran is annoying people and expencive, head of Iranian Parliament(Majlis) research center told in an interview with mehrnews.
He warns cost of harrasment internet filtering! and about recent shutdown of many Iranian websites and filtering he said:"even if security is justified, should be explained by the authorities because increase people trust to government and people accept the security and cyberpolice justification"
According to Al-Alam network management Saturday February 11,2012 early morning Al-Alam Farsi website was onder heavy DDOS Attack.
The source of these attacks was from several different regions of the Persian Gulf region, Israel, and America and one of the largest Cyberattack on Al-Alam Network in 2012.
Due to security measures have been devised, these attacks were repelled, and the site is still providing services to users reported Al-Alam.
Iranian authorities will crack down this week on any public protest against the year-long house arrest of opposition leaders, Mirhossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karoubi, an official was quoted as saying on Sunday.
Iran, at odds with the West over its disputed nuclear programme, holds a parliamentary election on March 2, its first national poll since Mousavi and Karoubi were beaten by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a 2009 vote they said was rigged.
A department at Coventry University is hoping to turn the tables on computer criminals.Cybercrime has been on the rise in recent years, targeting big corporations and individual home computer users.
The £37,000 Ethical Hacking Lab simulates malicious attacks on systems to find weaknesses in internet safety.
An U.S. drone was forced to land on Iran by Iranian hackers. They used a software which spoofed the GPS co-ordinates. As a result, the drone landed on the area designated by the hackers.
The GPS system of the RQ-170 Sentinel was altered without cracking the remote-control signals or co mmunication. A fake GPS co-ordinate was fed to the drone. The drone took the precise landing co-ordinates. This technique is called spoofing. It is considered to be much more elegant than network jamming attacks.